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Sunday, December 26, 2021: The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

‘Focus on the act of listening. Focus on what you are hearing.’

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Sunday, December 19, 2021: Fourth Sunday of Advent

‘We all have good things happening in and around our daily lives.’

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Sunday, December 12, 2021: Third Sunday of Advent

‘There is no line. God is not choosing some of us while discarding others.’

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Walking a labyrinth: one Providence Associate’s experience

I think walking a labyrinth can be a prayer experience in the same way that anything we do with quiet reverence and intention is prayer. I find sitting in prayer very challenging. The helpful part of labyrinth as a prayer practice is that it is an embodied experience. The path allows me to bring my whole self.

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Sunday, December 5, 2021: Second Sunday of Advent

Go as far back in memory as you are able to find a personal Advent story or experience

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April 25, 2021: Fourth Sunday of Easter

Each of us probably has a space, place or posture where we have experienced a deep awareness of KNOWING.

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April 18, 2021: Third Sunday of Easter

Set out for a walk today. Allow yourself to name the street or path you walk as your own Road to Emmaus.

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April 11, 2021: Second Sunday of Easter

Doors, windows and other portals are powerful images found in scripture, religious art and dreams.

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April 4, 2021: Easter Sunday

Think about how often you encounter the human and the divine in the same breath. When you notice, speak the words Alleluia, He is Risen!

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July 26, 2020: Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

This week, spend time being present to what is happening in your own heart about racism in our country as you go about your daily life.

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July 19, 2020: Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Parables are invitations for us to “play” with Scripture stories. Have a little fun. Create a parable of your own that tells a story about how you encounter the love of God.

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July 12, 2020: Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading: Matthew 13:1-9 On that day, Jesus went out of the house and sat down by the sea.Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat down, and the whole crowd stood along the shore.And he spoke to them at length in parables, saying:“A sower went out to sow.And as…

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Providence Associate Alice Shelton lives in Indianapolis with her husband John. She is a graduate of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and enjoys her work as director of business services at Marian University.