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Treasure

The Oxford Movement was about rediscovering a treasure, which in the Church of England had remained hidden for far too long. They longed for God, the living God and in pursuit of that treasure, they gave themselves away in slum parishes, on the mission field in distant lands, and in the vowed religious life. We might ask ourselves: What would I sell, what would I be prepared to give up what lesser treasures would I release from my anxious grasp for the sake of that treasure?

-Br. Geoffrey Tristram, SSJE

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