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The Franciscan Path of Descent Weekly Summary

The Franciscan Path of Descent Summary: Sunday, June 7-Friday, June 12, 2015 “Francis’ logic points the way toward personal, social, and global justice, and peace.” —Fr. John Dear (Sunday) Francis realized that there is an intrinsic connection between violence and the need to protect one’s possessions, perks, and privileges. (Monday) In his effort to find… Continue Reading The Franciscan Path of Descent Weekly Summary

Letting Go as a Way of Life

The Franciscan Path of Descent Letting Go as a Way of Life Sunday, June 7, 2015 Jesus himself exemplified and also taught us the path of descent, which Christians have often called “the way of the cross.” The path downward is much more trustworthy than any path upward, which only tends to feed the ego.… Continue Reading Letting Go as a Way of Life

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