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Camino De Santiago

Along with a group very special friends, my brother Tim, and two Priests, we will be walking the Camino de Santiago in Spain beginning in August. Please friend me "Deacon Pat Kearns" on Facebook to follow the journey. I realize with limited internet, Facebook will be the easiest way to share the journey. I will share more on the blog when I return. I am also looking forward to using the experience in the current novel I am work on "Climbing Out of the Darkness."

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Vina Monastery Picnic

Brother Raphael, Brother "Deacon" Placid, Deacon Pat, Father Paul

Liz, Mackenzie, and I had a wonderful time at the monastery today. What a beautiful and peaceful place. It was so nice to talk and catch up with the brothers who for the most part live a cloistered life. I participated years ago in a spiritual group lead by Father Paul that met every 3rd week with Brothers Raphael and Placid. These men became very dear friends of mine over the 5 years that we met together. I feel such a deep closeness to them and my heart just drops when after going 6 plus months from seeing them, that they say, "I have been praying for you, your wife, and your children almost every day." :)

These monks inspire me to be a better person and remind me of the holiness and value of simplicity!

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