Daily Archives: August 7, 2014

Leaders As Leaven Program

Sisters of Saint Joseph Federation Promotes Leadership Skills After several years of discussion among the CSSJ Federation leadership, the Leaders as Leaven program was begun last year.  This past July ten Sisters from the Brentwood Congregation joined about 65 other CSSJ’s

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August 7

Reflection When we are called to make a real commitment, we must ask the searching question, “Do I really mean it?”  It is not easy to be steadfast when we are faced with difficult choices. If we have made a

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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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