Posts by Karlie Allaway

Lent Group – Session 2

Continuing with looking at Henri Nouwen’s book The Return of the Prodigal Son for our adult Lent group, for session 2 we listened to extracts from the chapter The Younger Son’s Return. In discussion we talked about Nouwen’s description of living towards a second innocence. It provides a way to go forward after we’ve experienced […]

Communion, Sanctuary and Sacrifice

As Julianne explained in previous posts, she and I found Jo Gilbert’s seminar on Koinonia community at the Celebrate conference interesting in the light of previous discussion in our group. Since then I’ve also been exploring ideas around community and the Benedictine rule. The website of the Lay Community of St. Benedict: www.laybenedictines.org has been […]