Daily Archives: September 13, 2013

Sister Ann Margaret MCarthy, CSJ

Sister Ann Margaret McCarthy died on September 13, 2013 in the 64th year of her religious life.

Posted in Memorials

Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love

Sister Beth Johnson This is a link to a lecture S. Beth Johnson gave this summer at Boston College on the subject of her new book, due out in January. The title of the talk is the same as the

Posted in News

September 13

Reflection Christianity should have a humanizing influence on those who espouse its teachings and follow its Lord. To be a Christian and to oppress, despise or exclude others is a contradiction. The way we treat people is a good index

Posted in Daily Prayer
Daily Prayer Archives
Advent Candle Lighting

Advent Candle Lighting

Join with Christians around the world in the prayerful ritual of lighting the Advent wreath.


A Child came for all of us and because of that Child
We believe that love is stronger than fear,
Peace more enduring than hate
And that darkness will never extinguish the light
We are people of hope.

(Light the first candle)

Today we light the candle of peace.
Let us pray for the peace of Christ
which is the fullness of blessing for all.
For this peace we dare to hope.

(Second candle is lit)


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