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Faith and hope

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How often the scripture and additional readings during the Liturgy of the Hours compliment each other and bring new light, new insights, new faith and hope. Today, as we honored and remembered Mary, Martha and Lazarus as companions of Jesus, we heard and prayed the following: From the writings of Louis Boyer: By his words “I am the resurrection and the life” Jesus condemns the mistake of faith without hope. He is its living refutation, because, in this incarnate person, he is the incursion of the invisible world. He is the resurrection and life. Faith is directed to him, to …

Libby Caes' Homily from April 3, 2011

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Libby Caes delivered the following homily at Sunday Assembly at Holy Wisdom Monastery on April 3, 2011. Libby Caes is the oncology and palliative care chaplain at UW Hospital and Clinics. She is ordained by the Mennonite Church USA but makes herself at home in the larger ecumenical community. She received her M.Div. at Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary (now Palmer Seminary) in Philadelphia, PA. Have you ever gone to one of your favorite restaurants and  hard time deciding what to order because there were so many wonderful choices? It has happened to me! How decide? What am I in the …