Hospitality - Christian kindness

Christian kindness:  to know and care about each other, to share a deep sense of belonging and to welcome the stranger.  The Rule of St. Benedict, written around 540, says, "All guests who present themselves are to be welcomed as Christ, for he himself will say: 'I was a stranger and you welcomed me."

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What’s in a definition?

Father Ken VanHaverbeke, Director of Stewardship

The room was darkly light. Assembled were four men. A raspy voice sounding like fictional character Rebeus Hagrid of the Harry Potter movies emanates from the corner of the room said, “Did you do what I asked?” “Yes,” was the reply. “Good.” the raspy voice replied. “Now we can proceed. Without it, we could not continue. We could do nothing.” Softly in the background, music comes to a crescendo and the shadowy room becomes enveloped completely in darkness.

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Welcoming All to the Eucharistic Table - Tom Racunas

Welcoming All to the Eucharistic Table - Tom Racunas

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