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"And if he left off dreaming about you, where do you suppose you'd be? ... You'd be nowhere. Why, you're only a sort of thing in his dream! If that there King was to wake you'd go out -- bang! -- just like a candle!"

"Hush! You'll be waking him, I'm afraid, if you make so much noise."

"Well it's no use your talking about waking him when you're only one of the things in his dream. You know very well you're not real."

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

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There is more to say about this weirdness, but not just yet.

Still trying to catch up with the job. Still longing to get back to a clarity of speaking aloud. Here, for instance. I think there are other heads I'd prefer to live in. The ones without the metal garbage can lids for cymbals.


Holy Week Retreat Schedule at the Brothers and Sisters of St. John:

Palm Sunday, March 16
10:00 am Spiritual Conference
11:15 Procession and Mass

Wednesday, March 19
Retreat begins: 8:00 pm Retreat Conference

Holy Thursday, March 20
6:15 am Silent prayer, Lauds
11:00 am Retreat Conference
12:45 Sext
1:00 Lunch (and dishes)
3:00 pm Rosary
3:00-4:00 Confessions
4:00 Retreat Conference
6:00 Festive Supper (and dishes)
9:00 Mass of the Lord’s Supper
(Mass replaces Vespers)
Night of private Adoration until 6:00 am

Good Friday, March 21
6:45 am Silent Prayer, Lauds
9:00 am Way of the Cross, Sext in private
1:00 pm Collation (light lunch--and dishes)
3:00 pm Office of the Passion (replaces Vespers)
7:00 Soup (and dishes)
7:45 Retreat Conference
8:30 Vigils of Holy Sat

Holy Saturday, March 22
6:45 Silent Prayer, Lauds
10:00-11:00 Confessions
11:00 Retreat Conference
12:45 Sext
1:00 Lunch (and dishes)
3:30-4:30 Confessions
4:30 pm Retreat Conference
5:30 Vespers, Silent prayer
7:00 Soup (and dishes)
10:00 Easter Vigil Mass (all made of light)
1:00 am After-mass celebration

Easter Sunday, March 23
6:45 am Mary Magdalene Eucharistic Procession (and adoration)
7:30 Lauds before the Blessed Sacrament
11:15 Sext and Easter Mass
1:00 Festive lunch (and dishes)
5:30 Community adoration
6:30 Vespers
7:00 Supper (and dishes)


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