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#Body, Soul, Spirit. St Mary’s Benedictine Monastery, Petersham, Mass. November 8-10. Escape from the office, go to the Divine Office!
Complacency is a rejection of things as they might be. "Good enough" is the motto of the complacent person. Complacency makes people fear the unknown, mistrust the untried, and abhor the new. Like water, complacent people follow the easiest course – downhill.
As a member of the Coptic Orthodox Church, he is making such observations as an outsider, and while he is critical about some aspects of traditional Catholic culture, he is refreshingly open to the first developments taking place in what he sees as a renewal of sacred arts in the Roman Catholic Church.
If we are unable to move mountains and work miracles, perhaps it is because we have not nurtured the seed of faith that was planted within us.
Could this be one of the Slovakian Jesuit Kosice martyrs from the 17th century? The plot thickens!