Monthly Archives: November 2014

November 30

First Sunday of Advent Reflection As we approach the winter solstice, we are experiencing the darkest days of the year. Once the solstice occurs, earth begins its journey back toward the sun, and, even as we face the barren, cold

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November 29

Anniversary of Dorothy Day Reflection A writer, editor and social reformer, Dorothy Day was born, in New York City on November 8, 1897. She was a radical during her time, working for such social causes as pacifism and women’s suffrage.

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November 28

Reflection As you prepare for the holiday season, do you long to reconnect with the holiness that is the root of the word “holidays”? Does it strike you as odd that people are programmed to rush to stores at ungodly

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November 27

Thanksgiving Day Reflection   Thankfulness is much more than saying thank you. Thankfulness is a way to experience the world, a way to perceive, a way to be surprised. Thankfulness is having open eyes and a short distance between the

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November 26

Reflection If we are attentive and open, the Spirit, living and active within us, will become a conscious awareness in the midst of life’s demands. We are not alone; we have a God who lives in and with us. Life

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Csjs Welcome Presidents Action on Immigration

The Sisters of St. Joseph Justice Committee is among those in many religious congregations that have worked very consistently for a change in immigration policy. Along with LCWR, we consider the President’s Executive  Action a positive  first step. We join

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November 25

Reflection Today is the UN International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women. Violence affects the lives of millions of women worldwide in all socio-economic and educational classes. It cuts across cultural and religious barriers impeding the right of women

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November 24

Reflection Everything we have come from, all we have been has brought us to the present moment. It is all significant in our lives; it is all essential to who we are and who we are continually becoming. We can

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November 23

Reflection   When did we see you a stranger and welcome you? Matthew 25:35\   Immigration reform has become a matter of faith for many of us in churches around the country. In Matthew 25, Jesus clearly instructs his followers

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November 22

Remembrance of Mother St. John Fontbonne Refounder of the Sisters of St. Joseph Reflection   Mother St. John Fontbonne was a woman who truly experienced death and rebirth. At the age of twenty-six she was elected superior of a thriving

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