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St. Teresa and the Eucharist

In St. Teresa’s life, writings and doctrine the Eucharist stands at the very center. That is the font where she quenches her thirst for the living water that gushes forth from the heart of Christ. We find in her a vivid doctrinal and experiential testimony to the eucharistic mystery which is the source and summit of our faith. She bears witness not only of the dogmas of faith regarding the Eucharist
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Funeral of Fr. Christopher Timoney of the Immaculate Conception, OCD (1935-2013)

One of our former Provincials and our esteemed brother, Father Christopher Timoney, died Monday afternoon, October 28, 2013. The San Antonio friars and Fr. Christopher's sister and brother were with him as he passed.Born on May 30, 1925 to Michael & Anna Baker Timoney in Philadelphia PA, he was christened five weeks later as John Francis Joseph Timoney in St. Francis Xavier Church. He entered our
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Provincial Retreat 2013

During the week of Oct. 21-25 we had our annual Provincial Retreat at our monastery of Marylake in Little Rock, Arkansas. They were days of prayer, reflexion, quiet rest, and fraternal sharing.We were blessed to have Fr. Gerald Werner, OCD from the California-Arizona Province as our retreat master. He invited us to reflect on the topic of renewal at the levels of the individual friar, the community
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