Monthly Archives: November 2013

Sister Catherine Immaculate Roach, CSJ

Mary Anne Roach entered the Sisters of St. Joseph on February 2, 1941. At Reception she was given the name Sister Catherine Immaculate. Catherine earned a BA in English from St. John’s University, an MA in Speech from Columbia University,

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November 30

 Reflection Now that Thanksgiving Day has passed all the thoughts of gratitude we summoned need to be carried forward.  Having reflected on God’s gifts, it is time to share them without expecting something in return. It is time to continue

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November 29

Anniversary of Dorothy Day Reflection A writer, editor and social reformer, Dorothy Day was born, in New York City on November 8, 1897. She was a radical during her time, working for such social causes as pacifism and women’s suffrage.

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ICCR Statement on Human Trafficking

Request for Endorsements of ICCR’s “Statement of Principles and Recommended Practices for Confronting Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery. ICCR has published a guidance document entitled, “Statement of Principles and Recommended Practices for Confronting Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery.” This statement

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November 28

Thanksgiving Day Reflection Thanksgiving is a time of gratitude to God, our Creator and Provider, whose guidance and care go before us…and whose love is with us forever. Thanksgiving is a time of changing seasons, when leaves turn golden in

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November 27

Reflection The word of God is a dynamic, impacting, powerful word that is God’s truth penetrating our minds and hearts. It is active and unfolding. If we are attentive and open, the Spirit, living and active within us, will cut

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November 26

 Reflection Yesterday was is the UN International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women. Violence affects the lives of millions of women worldwide in all socio-economic and educational classes. It cuts across cultural and religious barriers impeding the right of

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November 25

Reflection It is not wrong to want to live better; what is wrong is a style of life which is presumed to be better when it  is directed toward “having” rather than “being” and which wants to have more not in order to

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November 24

Feast of Christ the King Reflection To the disappointment of some of his contemporaries, Jesus was not interested in being a political figure or powerful worldly leader. The passion of Jesus’ life was to bring about not his reign but

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November 23

Reflection Many lives are marked by an abundance of love talk accompanied by a great shortage of love action. The love that Jesus preaches is a love that is aware of God’s presence in other people. This love recognizes the

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