News from St. Francis 3/25 – 4/1/18

Given the crazy weather, our midweek services and reflections were cancelled twice. One of those gatherings was when Margery Irish was to offer her spiritual journey reflection. It follows. . .

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth……uh oh, somebody already wrote that., however I thought what a powerful way to begin relating one’s spiritual journey. As much as we credit our parents, in our beginning, God created us, you and me, and I wonder if on occasion God thinks, “what have I wrought?”
We lived in New York City, two blocks from Central Park, and one block from St Ignatius Loyola, a beautiful Roman Catholic Church, to which Peggy Casey took me daily, en route to the park. Peg, my beloved Irish nanny, held my hand as we walked down the aisle in the darkened church. We’d genuflect, sit in a pew and Peg would whisper to three year old me, “Margie Parge, do you see that man up there hanging on the cross?” I would nod and she continued, “That’s the best friend you’ll ever have in your life”.

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