Brother Brian

My Life as a Franciscan

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Seems like life is so busy these days.

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So our next semester of the ESM classes has begun and this semester is exciting but a lot of work. Old Testament Exegesis for one class and the integration of chanting (Gregorian Style) into liturgy. This last one is one I am very excited about. The Old Testament Exegesis course though is going to be […]

Prayer of Abandonment

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This is not mine originally but I was so moved by it that I wanted to share it… A Prayer of Abandonment Dear God, I abandon myself into your hands; do with me what you will. Whatever you do, I thank you: I am ready for all, I accept all.Let only your will be done in me,And all […]

Readings / Reflections

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Todays readings for me are Matthew Chapters 7 – 8. I have found these chapters to be full of good advice. As people these days, we judge others too quickly. That goes for us Christians as well. This is a mistake as the bible clearly states not to do so. It does in fact give […]

ESM Readings Summer 2019

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The books I am working through for this Summer 2019 session include Inwardly Digest – The Prayer Book As A Guide To Spiritual Life Author: Derek Olsen Where God Happens – Discovering Christ in One AnotherAuthor: Rowan Williams, Archibishop of Caterbury with Forward by Desmond Tutu Every Earthly Blessing – Rediscovering the Celtic TraditionAuthor: Esther […]