Fourth Sunday of Advent Reflection

Fourth Sunday of Advent Reflection

Sunday Gospel Reflection by Sister marna rogers Published: December 24, 2017 Gabriel greeted her: … Good morning! You’re beautiful with God’s beauty, Beautiful inside and out! God be with you… (Luke 1:28) How do we help one another realize this every day? For Christmas, a friend and her spouse have chosen to do 23andme (a

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Third Sunday of Advent Reflection

Third Sunday of Advent Reflection

Sunday Gospel Reflection by Sister TERRY DAVIS Published: December 17, 2017 On the Third Sunday of Advent, so close to the feast for which we prepare, we are reminded of Advent’s beginning. It begins with a plaintive cry from the desert, a place of desolation and dryness. The cry is insistent and unavoidable in the

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First Sunday of Advent Reflection

Sunday Gospel Reflection by Sister Lucyanne Diniz Published December 3, 2017 In today’s Gospel, I see various verbs but the ones that most catch my attention are the verbs- BE ON GUARD, BE ALERT, WATCH. Jesus alerts us and challenges us to also be alert. To be watchful. How can we not be alert with the

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A Father’s Day Prayer

A Father’s Day Prayer

Fathers in Our Lives We give our thanks, Creator God, for the fathers in our lives. Fatherhood does not come with a manual, and reality teaches us that some fathers excel while others fail. We ask for Your blessings for them all and forgiveness where it is needed. This Father’s Day we remember the many

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Advent 2016, Week 1

Advent 2016, Week 1

“We don’t use light bulbs or flashlights in chapels, even when the electricity goes out.  Even in the technological age.  We use candles to this day, the reminder that God is light, that we are part of the everlasting flame of life, that darknesses everywhere are expelled by the tiniest pinpoints of light….if we will

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Beginnings

Beginnings

          Dedicated to the memory of Karen Silkwood and Eliot Gralla “From too much love of living, Hope and desire set free, Even the weariest river Winds somewhere to the sea—“ But we have only begun To love the earth. We have only begun To imagine the fullness of life. How

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