Daily Archives: June 13, 2014

Sister Esther Mary De Rosa, CSJ

Today we celebrate the life of Esther Mary De Rosa, a Sister of St. Joseph for nearly sixty-six years. Esther knew her God and that influenced everything she did. In all of her endeavors Esther reflected a deep faith and

Posted in Memorials

June 13

Reflection Courage, strength and endurance are among the complex components of what is called fortitude. Reasoned and reasonable, it allows us to overcome fear and to remain steady in the face of obstacles. Fortitude inspires hope and gives us the

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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