Item 18 - Sermon for Ash Wednesday

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CA ON00389 1-1-2-159-1-18


Sermon for Ash Wednesday


  • February 1977 (Creation)

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3 p. of textual records

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Item consists of a typescript of a sermon for Ash Wednesday (February 23, 1977). The introduction (p. 79) invites the listener to enter into the mystery of God's suffering and to remember that we are mortal, and that God is with us. Nouwen concentrates on God's suffering in our hearts and to bring there our suffering and the suffering of the world. He says "take things to heart".

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Draft contains annotation: "2/23/77; Ash Wednesday" (top, right corner).
Draft contains annotations by Nouwen.
Found on pages 77-79.

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2000 02


Box 37

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