“Making All Things New!”
We believe we are one with all peoples, cultures and creation in the ancient longing to find and to live in peace.
Rooted in the Franciscan tradition, the Mt. Irenaeus community is committed to simple, joyful, healing communion with God and all creation through contemplation and the communal experience of God’s justice, love and peace in contemporary everyday life. Life at Mt. Irenaeus is centered on attending to what is primary: presence to God, others, one’s self and earth. All who participate in the mission of the Mountain join with Jesus Christ in “making all things new” by creating and nourishing a community that transcends a particular place, opening to all peoples, ages and cultures. Read More »
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Just as leaves have floated from trees, others began their change while Light found its way everywhere around here. Like an amber salve spread gently on a chronic wound- each of us; trees this season- leaves, persons, damp paths seem to respond to God’s holding us; in an almost anonymous bold touch. There will be days and seasons to come and, with the One who stays near, We will walk with each other, joining hands with those who have no companion; Not yet welcomed. Let us face the coming frosted nights together. We can weather this new way as we offer our friendship, and welcomes to those put aside. Gathered up, as burnished gold; human leaves, vestiges of God!