"Do not be afraid, little flock..."

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At Bose on May 18 and 19, 1997, during the extraordinary and unhoped-for visit of his Holiness Bartholomeos I, Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch, Enzo Bianchi, founder and prior of Bose, often repeated to his brothers and sisters the words of the Lord, “Do not be afraid any longer, little flock, because your Father is pleased to give you the kingdom” (Luke 12:32). Why did he repeat these words, in their original context unquestionably words of consolation, in a moment of great joy?

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Read more: Hospitality

Brother, sister, when you welcome guests, be aware that it is God who is coming to you as a pilgrim. You will welcome every guest as you would welcome Christ. You will treat all guests who come to the community with honor, simplicity, and refinement, and you will try to believe that Christ is present in them. (Rule of Bose 38; 40)

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