Daily Archives: January 27, 2015

Sister Frances Hagan, CSJ

  On this the Feast of the Purification, Candlemas, we celebrate the life of Sister Frances Hagan, a Sister of St. Joseph for nearly sixty-eight years. Candlemas is a feast of light, not ordinary light but the light that radiates

Posted in Memorials

January 27

Reflection “Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news of him spread throughout the whole region.” The gospel story tells us that Jesus returned to Nazareth and went to the synagogue and read these words from

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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