Daily Archives: January 5, 2015

Sister Rosemary Lesser, CSJ

  Sister Rosemary Lesser, CSJ died on January 4, 2015 in the 65th year of her religious life. She was a Sister of Saint Joseph for sixty-seven years. Her faith was nourished first by her parents, Catherine and Harold. Rosemary was faithful

Posted in Memorials

January 5

National Migration Week Reflection This week we consider our brothers and sisters forced to leave their homes and we reflect on the theme, We are one family under God. When we look at the world with the “eye of love

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.


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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