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Chicago community 9:00 am CDT. Zoom

April 15, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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9:00 Gather for Opening prayer and lighting of the candles illuminating the Theotokos icon of Blessed Mother Mary and the baby Jesus.

We also pray for all our lay Cistercian sisters and brothers in the US and around the world.  Specially we pray for our Gethsemani monks.  Finally, we pray this month specially for these Gethsemani monks:

Fr. Elias Dietz

Br. John Zuber

Fr. Anton Rusnak

 9:10 Lectio. Our lectio piece will be led by Mary Ann Dier-Zimmermann.

9:50 Reading.  Our reading this month is More Than You Could Ever Imagine by Bernie Owens, SJ.

10:45 Housekeeping.   Volunteer to lead lectio next month?  Report on LCG Advisory Council activity; host October LCG retreat (Gethsemani 175th Anniversary—involve the monastic community?). Select reading for May.

11:00 Update.   Share how the Holy Spirt has entered our lives as lay Cistercians since our last meeting. How goes our Lenten experience?

11:45 Closing worship and prayer.  We will pray the liturgical hour of None as with our Gethsemani monks (identical Psalms as done today at Gethsemani Abbey.)


April 15, 2023
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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