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Topic: winter

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“When we are cold is not the time to keep away from the fire.”

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“The cold freezes us to the bones. My nose and fingers are frozen. We ought to be accustomed to it, as for almost four months the ground has been icy and more or less deeply covered with snow.”

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“... In France it snows and freezes, but the cold is nothing compared to that of our forests... During these terrible periods of cold, showers sometimes fall of a singular sort like liquid peas in torrents.”

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A Tree in Winter

In the wintertime of my soul barren branches stand stark clothed in heaviness of ice bestowed by winter night storm. But then comes morning lavishing warm, bright sun on my…

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Advent/Christmas Prayer

O Come, O Come, long-awaited Savior and ever-present Emmanuel! We rejoice in your living among us and within us. At the same time we ask that you … Cure our…

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Dawn at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

These winter days dark greets my waking, sometimes stars and moon. Flinger of stars, your power astounds. I feel so small. How like the little birds flying about, full of…

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Christmas Prayer

Infant Jesus, born among us as a helpless baby, … come into our hearts this day and teach us the meaning of simplicity and how dependent we are on others.…

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Prayer for a New Year

Creator God, The wheel is turning, a new year beginning, reminding us of our place in time. We are part of this world you made, not as separate bits and…

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Quote of the day

May 27
“Of late I scarcely knew which way to turn for money, but Providence came to our help.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin