Daily Archives: November 30, 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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Daily Prayer Archives
Advent Candle Lighting

Advent Candle Lighting

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

Prayer

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)

We light the candle of love.
For God so loved the world, that a Child was given;
a Savior in the form of love incarnate.
As we light these candles of hope, peace and love,
Let us give thanks for God’s enduring love.

(Light the third candle)

 

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