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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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.)
Between 1877 and 1926, the Cenacle had only one Superior General: Mother Marie-Aimée Lautier. Imagine! 49 years leading the congregation. (Today twelve years is the limit.) Many changes took places during her time, including opening thirty Cenacles in several countries. Several of these communities were in the United States. One thing that did not change, [...]
In our Christian life, we encounter light (see “You Are Light“) – and also darkness. But take note: there is more than one kind of darkness. There is a darkness that is not from God, the darkness of evil and sin. This darkness we want to avoid like the plague. And there is a darkness [...]
The only thing to be done now, now that the waves of our undoing have begun to strike on us, is to contain ourselves. To keep still, and let the wreckage of ourselves go, let everything go, as the wave smashes us, yet keep still, and hold the tiny grain of something that no wave [...]