Daily Archives: July 18, 2014

July 18

Reflection July 18 is the birthday of Nelson Mandela, who is the model of a lifelong non-violent justice activist whose dedication bought about the end of the racist apartheid government in South Africa. Below are some of his words showing

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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)

 

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