This year’s Solemnity of St Bernard marked our final day ‘closed’ before the re-opening of the guesthouse.
Many of the Community were seen praying through one of their favourite homilies from St Bernard’s writing:
“You wish me to tell you why and how God should be loved. My answer is that God himself is the reason why he is to be loved. As for how he is to be loved, there is to be no limit to that love” (On Loving God)
“‘I sought him whom my soul loves’ - this is what you are urged to do by the goodness of him who anticipates you, who sought you, and loved you before you loved him. You would not seek him or love him unless you has first been sought and loved” (Sermon 84)
In the afternoon we enjoyed a lovely visit from our friends at Nazareth House (both Cheltenham and Hammersmith)….a joy to be together……