Desert Reflections: Celebrating the feast of St Clare

Fr Paul recalls seeing the 1972 Movie, “Brother Sun, Sister Moon” and how a beautiful young Clare found, as in today’s gospel, that it is losing our life that we find it.

Today’s Readings

Moses said to the people: “Ask now of the days of old …. Did anything so great ever happen before? … Did any god venture to go and take a nation for himself?”
DT 4:32-40

Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.”
MT 16:24-28

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One Response to Desert Reflections: Celebrating the feast of St Clare

  1. Gene says:

    On our first date, my wife of 43 years and I went to a double feature in Anchorage, Alaska: Brother Sun, Sister Moon and Jonathan Livingstone Seagull. You are right, Father Paul. It is a beautiful film that we watched several times throughout the years.

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