Adjusting Our Sails Conference
“We must be vigilant and sensitive to the conditions around us, adjust our course accordingly and allow the winds of change to propel us forward. We cannot change the wind, but we can – and must – adjust our sails.” (Michael McQueen – Winning the Battle for Relevance)
My Passionist Blanket
Daphne Chamberlain – Christchurch NZ. You are probably thinking “my blanket” is a descriptive term to tell you how the PFGM and the Passionist Charism has enveloped and enhanced my life, and the lives of people round me, like a “spiritual blanket.” If you are, you are not entirely wrong – but “my blanket” is actually a real blanket. It is made of wool. It was knitted in patchwork squares and sewn together. It has covered me every night for…
National Planning Meeting April 2019
And so Fr. Peter’s energy continues. The Spirit hovered as the skilled and focused facilitator Phil Billington engaged with the National Coordinating Team: Dennis & Mary Morris (ACT/NSW), Gwen & Russ Winterscheidt (Queensland/Northern NSW), Frances & Michael Sullivan (Victoria), supported by Trish & Roger Guiney (spelling) and Alison (Tony being absent) Woolley (Vic), Janelle & Dennis Bergen, and Maryanne Breston (Qland). Coordinators from (NSW) included: Annette & Tony Gutteras: Denis & Elizabeth Farrer: Marg & Paul Casey, and Michael &…
Beyond the Razor Wire
Reflection on a Retreat Day at Dallas Prison by Barbara Lunnon. Planning a Retreat Day inside Dallas, Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution is like no other planning! What could go wrong, or amiss, will certainly happen – before the day, during arrival with security issues, and even after, with departure security red tape.