March 1, 2007 Vol. 21, No. 1 [p. 2]

Dear Friends-

As we move through the season of Lent, I was very struck by the following reflection which spoke to me of the mystery of the passion and the miracle of resurrection.

Jesus told Peter, "The truth is that before the rooster crows in the morning, you will have denied you knew me three times." (Matthew 26:34)

"Betrayal allows for the coming of reflection and therefore consciousness.... The message of betrayal is always that things are much more than they seem.

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The key to redeeming our betrayals is forgiveness.... When this forgiveness is fully known and experienced in the soul, you can recognize the "betrayer" as the instrument of the Larger Story."

Taken from The Search for the Beloved: Journeys in Sacred Psychology by Jean Houston

Many Thanks to . . .

Grants Received

The Dwelling Place gives heartfelt thanks for the support given by two religious communities. We received $3500 from the Sisters of St. Agnes through an A C T S [Agnesian Caring Through Sharing] Grant. This grant was sponsored by Sr. Anita Henning, C S A .

The Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity also gave us a grant of $2500. This grant was sponsored by Bro. Joe Dudek, S T .

Corpus Christi Parish Sponsors Fund Raiser

"The chicken is wonderful!" 'What a great menu!" "Look at all those desserts!"

Jack Huerkamp and Pres Dawkins as they manned one of the grills. Jack is applying that special sauce to give it a unique flavor.

Cindy Huerkamp slices bread

Meanwhile, Al Wyman, assisted by Luis Rodriguez, is stoking his fire. He also had his own special recipe for that perfect flavor. They were all superb.

Pictured at the servicing line are Jessica Gist, Cindy Kay Huerkamp, and Dwelling Place staff member, Morag Burgess.

These were just a few of the responses by those who enjoyed the grilled chicken dinner fund-raiser that the Corpus Christi parish community sponsored for The Dwelling Place on Sunday, January 28, 2007. They presented The Dwelling Place with $2617 for their efforts!

Then there was that slice of fresh bread that was included in each meal. Pictured left is Cindy Huerkamp who organized much of the dinner, as she slices some of her sourdough.

However, some of the bread pictured was baked by Cyndy McGuire. Truly a touch of home--and a touch of class.

All the food and service were made and donated by parishioners. The soft drinks were donated by Kroger in Columbus.

"This was a wonderful experience of the parish working together," commented Pam Dawkins, parish council member. For The Dwelling Place, recognition by the parish of our ministry and our vital part in the life of the parish was a gift equal to the monetary assistance this gave us.

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