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The Smile of God

In our sadness at leaving the New Orleans area, it seems somehow fitting to share with you a quotation from The Pursuit of God by A. W. Tozer (1948): God formed us for His pleasure, and so formed us that we as well as He can in divine communion enjoy the sweet and mysterious mingling […]

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Gift of Love

September 26 is the feast day of Saint Therese Couderc. I would like to share with you a reflection by our Sister Thelma Hall on Saint Therese’s experience of “self-surrender,” which can seem so daunting to us.  The following is from Sister Thelma’s book, Too Deep for Words: Rediscovering Lectio Divina (p 23): For most […]

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Goodness and the Cross

This year’s Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross was also the occasion of the final Mass and reception here at the Metairie Cenacle.  It seemed like a particularly fitting day for the celebration, because even in the midst of our sadness at having to leave, we are trusting God and praising God for […]

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We are happy to announce that the Archdiocese of New Orleans is buying the Metairie Cenacle property.  Our own sadness at leaving is eased by the awareness that retreats will continue in this beautiful place. “I am very pleased that we are able to purchase the property and keep the retreat house open for the […]

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Belonging to God

Here is a new Cenacle video, drawing from the wise words of our Mother Therese (Saint Therese Couderc, our Cenacle foundress). (The video is best watched full screen and in HD.)

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