Monthly Archives: September 2014

September 30

Reflection In our reading, we can find all sorts of lists that outline the qualities of adulthood. They tell us to manage our emotions, to act with greater self-confidence, to enhance our personal development and not to exploit or harm

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September 29

Reflection For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? And if you greet only your friends, what more are you doing than others? Do not even

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September 28

Reflection Your ways make known to me; teach me your paths, Psalm 25 “…the gospel is not given to tell us what we already know. Rather, the gospel is given to tell us what we do not know or what

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Sister Elizabeth Gilhooley, CSJ

We welcome all who have known and loved Sister Elizabeth Gilhooley, a Sister of Saint Joseph for nearly 70 years. Our congregation was founded in the 17th century France where poverty, domination and violence precipitated the French revolution. Our first

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September 27

Reflection “Loneliness is a poignant homing instinct, like that of migratory birds. It guides us back towards this assurance: We are not meant to live cut off from each other, from ourselves, or from the Universal Reality which gives us

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September 26

Reflection “Where does revelation come from these days? Not burning bushes. Not voices in the sky…Revelation comes quietly in times of stillness when one ponders how to be of use. Revelations comes in the interaction of compassion and the daily

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September 25

Rosh Hashanah Reflection Rosh Hashanah, the beginning of the Jewish New Year, is the beginning of 10 days of soul searching and repentance. It is good for all of us to have periods of time when we can examine our

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September 24

Reflection Jesus taught an over-riding concern for our neighbor’s welfare.  He instructed us to care about others as much as we care about ourselves. The world would work so much better if each of us did in it our own

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September 23

Autumn Equinox Reflection   There is poignancy to autumn. This is the time of harvest, the time to let go of the gifts that have been developed. The plants have achieved their fullness and now they offer their fruits and

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CSJs at the People’s Climate March

More than 400,000 people, including many Sisters of St. Joseph, co-ministers, and CSJ school students showed up in the streets of New York on Sunday, Sept. 21st to voice the loudest, strongest, clearest call for action on climate change the world

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