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Triune

By Sr Kathleen Keane on 15-Mar-14 13:21

St Patrick’s Day cards now seem to come back to Ireland as frequently as previously they went abroad to greet our emigrants. Marie, my second generation Canadian cousin sent me one and enclosed a bright green shamrock sticker; this latter...

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Lamps that travel

By Sr Kathleen Keane on 25-Jan-14 13:24

  Sr Maureen Moorhouse has written a  history of the Presentation Sisters’ time in Africa from 1949 until today.  In such an eventful narrative the beauty of  Zimbabwe, formerly Rhodesia is understated, but as Maureen herself was once heard to...

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Goodness

By Sr Kathleen Keane on 26-Dec-13 22:52

(T)he very cause of the universe…is, as it were,     beguiled by goodness, by love and by yearning and is enticed away from his dwelling place and comes to abide with all things.   (The Divine Names,  by the 6th century mystic...

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Joy of the Gospel

By Sr Kathleen Keane on 10-Dec-13 17:11

I have not been in the habit of reading Vatican documents assiduously; but I think the recent one, “Joy of the Gospel,” should probably be required reading. We in the West are often short of joy; whereas Africans, even in...

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Flying flowers

By Sr Kathleen Keane on 31-Oct-13 12:16

If you love butterflies –and who doesn’t, it is recommended that you plant a butterfly bush in your garden. The proper name for this shrub is buddleia; and we may not think it is anything special to look at. But...

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