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Father René Graat MHM RIP

It is with regret that we inform you of the death on the 11th of April, 2020 at Maastricht Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands, at the age of 74 of    Father René Graat Mill Hill Missionary May he rest in peace Fr. René Graat was born on the 25th of July, 1945 in the town of…

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A Post-Coronavirus Economy: Amsterdam’s Doughnut Economy Project

Raworth’s 2017 bestselling book, Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist, has graced the bedside table of people ranging from the former Brexit secretary David Davis to the Guardian columnist George Monbiot, who described it as a “breakthrough alternative to growth economics”. The inner ring of her doughnut sets out the minimum we…

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‘Rejoice because your Name is Written in Heaven’ – Richard Rohr

Richard Rohr’s offering on my birthday. Couldn’t resist sharing it!  Fons. You are not important, and yet Jesus says, “Rejoice because your name is written in heaven” (Luke 10:20). We need a still point in this twirling world of images and feelings, especially in a time such as ours. If we are tethered at some center point, it is amazing how far out…