Monthly Archives: March 2014

March 31

Reflection “…we were determined to share with you not only the gospel of God, but our very selves as well.” I Thessalonians 2:7b-9 Words come to life within a person. As the old saying goes, who we are speaks louder

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March 30

Reflection One thing I do know is that I was blind and now I see. John 9:1-41 Blindness is a spiritual metaphor. How often our misery is caused because we cannot see the reality of our situation and have layered

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March 29

Reflection How can we image unconditional love? Yet, in the story of the Prodigal Son, that is what Jesus describes. It is a love that endures beyond all the pain, disappointment and rejection inflicted by the loved one. It is

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March 28

Reflection To face the elements of the day and to keep on going takes a peculiar kind of courage. It is in dailiness that we prove our mettle. The easy thing is to run away from life. The temptation is

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Stop Human Trafficking Save the Date 4/18/15

Slavery No More Every year the NY Coalition of Religious Congregations – Stop Trafficking of Persons has an anti-slavery conference! This year it will be held at Manhattan College, on Saturday, April 18, 2015. The Theme is: Slavery No More:

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March 27

Reflection When we are preoccupied with the hurts of the past, we risk missing opportunities offered for the future. We become numb to newness. Yet, memory can also help us to learn from the past and see the positives. Our

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Sister James Patrice Veale, CSJ

Earlier this month we gathered in this chapel to celebrate James Patrice’s ninety-ninth birthday. Both of these   times are a celebration of life, a long life, poured out, lived well for the sake of others. As Sisters of Saint Joseph

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March 26

 Reflection Lent reminds us to search out where our real commitment lies, to continue exploring, searching, pushing up against the horizons of our awareness. It calls us to put prepackaged ideas of the good aside and asks us to be

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March 25

Feast of the Annunciation Reflection “The annunciation is a faith event.  Dramatically, this poor, unconventional peasant woman’s free and autonomous answer opens a new chapter in the history of God with the world…Seen in this light, the particulars of Mary’s

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March 24

Remembrance of Oscar Romero Reflection In El Salvador, in the 1970s and early 80s, a violent and oppressive military government kidnapped, tortured, and executed dissenters. Oscar Romero was considered a career cleric who could be expected to sustain the status

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