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Letter from Jean Vanier - Spring 2015

"I am writing to you from hospital where I have come for minor surgery. This has allowed me five good days of rest and prayer with Jesus in vulnerability, during the week leading up to Easter. My room on the fourth floor affords a splendid view of the sky, which is often cloudy, but sometimes radiantly blue. My time is spent looking at the immense sky, contemplating it, gazing at the clouds endlessly reforming themselves as they take on the shapes of bizarre animals or faces. The immensity of these boundless skies is a sign of the immensity of God, creator of the heavens and the earth. Beyond the clouds and the blue sky there is the Infinitude of God, and above all, the person of God, so far from us, and yet so near [...]"

Interview with a member of the Jean Vanier Society

In his early seventies after working all of his life Ernest Canton chose to go back to school to get his Masters of Divinity degree. He took...

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