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Pastoral Letter From Bishop O'Connell

Practice the Presence of God

In his pastoral letter, Bishop O’Connell shares the spiritual lessons of Carmelite Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection, who had been assigned the most menial tasks in the monastery. Brother Lawrence had written that he could find God in the midst of his pots and pans, adding, “Our actions should unite us with God when we are involved in our daily activities, just as our prayers unite us with him in our quiet devotions.” 


Read the full text of the letter on the Diocesan webpage, in The Monitor, or here:

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