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During my first year in the seminary, there was an emphasis on learning to relate deeply with oneself, with others, and with God. While there was some academic study, there was no written assignment. Instead, there were opportunities to reflect on personal habits, engage in group reflection exercises, and practice different forms of prayer. I learned that prayer is a way to grow in relationship with God, and that my way of relating with God mirrors my way of relating with others. By the end of that year, I felt that I had gained a deep understanding of prayer.

During my second year, while prayer remained important, there was a greater emphasis on academic studies. Furthermore, I became involved in various activities, especially college theater. As the year progressed, however, it became difficult to balance the various demands on my time and energy....
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Columban News
September 2, 2015
Focusing Energies


Our 1970, General Chapter was a long and turbulent affair at which I was elected to head our missionary society for the following six years. In the course of the many matters surfaced during the Chapter, the delegate from Burma [now Myanmar]...
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September 1, 2015
Weekly Prayer – September 1, 2015


Lord please help. I am trying to stay positive in the face of adversity while so many are searching for spiritual and physical aid. Please help me to help others and let me be Your hands and feet...

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August 27, 2015
Weekly Prayer – August 27, 2015


Lord God of all creation our hope and love is founded in you; come to the aid of those who are poor, who don’t have enough to eat or drink or a place to sleep.

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