Words from the Heart


26 May 2015

The Tabernacle

I recently read an instance from the life of Carlo Carretto. He was a member of the beautiful community of the “Little Brothers and Sisters of Jesus”. They were founded...

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19 May 2015

The Cell Garden

We all have what is called a “cell”. The word comes from the Latin “caelum” meaning “heaven”. From this derivation also comes the word “celestial”, which in English seems to refer to...

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1 March 2015

It's Autumn

It’s autumn again. I felt that “new breeze” a little while ago and knew autumn wasn’t far away. I look outside the window today, as I write this, and see the tall maple tree beginning to change colour.

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20 September 2014

The Locked Room

If some of us have lived long enough, we can find that there is much in our lives to regret. Mistakes, sins, times when we have let the side down and the constant companion of our own weakness sometimes weigh heavily upon us.

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16 October 2013

Familiar Things

We celebrate the feasts of various Benedictine Saints throughout the year and they are always a source of great joy to me. I even like choir practice when we prepare for the liturgy of these great days!

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23 September 2013

The Broken Heart

There is recognised illness in Christchurch, New Zealand right now. It has come as a result of the many earthquakes that have hit that city and surrounding districts. A great number of people are reporting heart related illnesses, so much so...

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16 September 2013

Lights in the Trees

I was sitting in our Church - it was morning and the sun was rising - the seasonal winds upon us. The sunlight was sparkling in the trees and the light was literally dancing in front of me as the winds threw the light from one leaf to another.

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~  Everything that lives and that breathes gives praise to the Lord  ~

Jamberoo Abbey

Jamberoo Abbey, Benedictine Nuns
695 Jamberoo Mountain Road,
Jamberoo NSW 2533 Australia

Phone/Fax: 02 42360628
Email: benedictineabbey@bigpond.com