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Day 31: Arrivals

Day 31: Arrivals
Every journey has a beginning, middle, and an end. Today after thirty one days of walking, I arrived in Santiago. It proved to be another day of incredible grace and blessings. I left Pedrouzo at 5:00 this morning in the dark for the walk into the forest. As I was entering, two other pilgrims appeared and we walked together through the darkness and...
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Day 30: There's Excitement In The Air...

Day 30:  There's Excitement In The Air...
This morning, I made my usual 5:30 a.m. departure and within three minutes of leaving Melide I saw the first sign post - 54 Km to Santiago. In Galicia they have mile posts pointing the way and also indicating how far there is left in the Camino. I walked with a joy in my heart; my body was at its best since beginning the Camino. The blister no long...
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Meditation on the Gospel of 15th Sunday Ordinary Time

Meditation on the Gospel of  15th Sunday Ordinary Time
​15th Sunday, Ordinary TimeGreetings from Fr. Isidore Clarke. Today I'm going to reflect on the Gospel for the 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Luke ch. 10. 25-37.This is about the well-known parable of the Good Samaritan.The lawyer should have known better than to try to out-smart Jesus!Granted we should love our neighbour as ourselves, but the lawye...
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Reflection on The Gospel - 15th Sunday Ordinary Time: The Good Samaritan

Reflection on The Gospel - 15th Sunday Ordinary Time:             The Good Samaritan
SUNDAY READINGS To prepare for Sunday Mass it is a good idea to read and give thought to the readings and gospel in your missal or Bible. Here are some questions to ponder. First Reading [Deuteronomy 30:10-14] "If they had is very near to you. It is in your heart for your observance." Pause for a moment and reflect what the Lord is saying to y...
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Day 29: Lead Thou Me On

Day 29:  Lead Thou Me On
This morning as I departed Ventas de Naron at 5:30 a.m. there was a thick fog.With light in hand I shone it on the side of the road and followed its lead, though I still could not see more than ten feet ahead. It was one of those magical mystical moments that cannot easily be described. As I walked the words of the Poem/Hymn of Blessed John Henry N...
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