Daily Archives: January 10, 2014

Sister Patricia Ann Lawless, CSJ

Patricia Ann Lawless entered the Sisters of St. Joseph on September 8, 1957 and at Reception she received the name Sister Mary Laurentine. Her early ministries were as a teacher in the elementary schools of the Diocese. Meanwhile, she earned

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January 10

Reflection We are living in a time when we need to be creative. We think of creative people as those who are gifted and able to produce beauty effortlessly. Yet, creativity requires courage. It means taking what is ordinary and

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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.


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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