Daily Archives: August 27, 2014

Sister Ann Regis Miller, CSJ

Regina Miller entered the Sisters of St. Joseph on February 2. 1940 and at Reception she received the name Sister Ann Regis. To prepare for her various ministries in education, Ann earned a BA in English/Latin from Manhattan College, an

Posted in Memorials

August 27

Reflection Many years ago, I read a science fiction novel named The Sheep Look Up*. The book predicted the deterioration of the environment in the United States. In the novel, little by little, the corporation sponsored government caused changes in

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.

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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