Preachers at Prayer is the text of an address delivered at the General Chapter of the Dominican Order held at Providence College, Rhode Island, July 2001.
In some religious traditions, the contemplative life is seen to demand an almost complete turning away from the world. But, within the Dominican tradition, the preacher of the living Word is someone possessed not only by a vision of God but also by a profound inner conviction of people's need
The lives of Peter Higgins (died 1642) and Terence Albert O’Brien (died 1651), beatified in 1992. In their prefaces, Bishop Laurence Ryan and Archbishop Dermot Clifford point to continuing local devotion to the two Blesseds in Kildare and Tipperary. And Bishop Walton Empey testifies to the ecumenical significance of Peter Higgins’ life.
These essays portray the recovery of religious life within the Anglican tradition as a gift from God and also recognise that religious communities have entered a time of searching and revision.
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A Light Undimmed tells the story of one of the oldest Irish convents in the world. Nuns, monks, and friars were expelled from their homes, their property and assets taken over by the State and given to favorites of the monarch.
Sing a New Song was Timothy Radcliffe’s first book and not surprisingly sold out a number of times.
In this collection we taste the easy eloquence of a great writer and teacher. Radcliffe can mix an image of Jurassic Park with the symbolism of the Last Supper; he succeeds in outlining how human communities may be rebuilt on the foundation of truth, despite inevitable conflicts. These pages outline an exciting project for all who seek spiritual wellbeing, at individual and community levels.
This poetic book on the Trinity offers reflections on the mystery of God as a communion of persons in one Love, and spells out the implications of this for the spiritual life.
Celine writes this book from her own background as an Irish Catholic religious woman who happens to be involved in scripture studies. Each of these components contributed to her own story of prayer and to her discovery of the depths of the Our Father.
This introduction is a response to requests from women's groups for a non-academic introduction to Christian feminist insights. It explains the different strands within the feminist movement, and looks at the attitudes of Jesus towards women and at the ministries entrusted to them in the time of the apostles.
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