Monthly Archives: February 2015

Sister Marie Pierre Meyer,CSJ

Sister Marie Pierre Meyer was a Sister of Saint Joseph for nearly seventy –seven years. How fitting that we gather to celebrate Eucharist, a remembrance of God’s abundant and unconditional love. Sister Marie knew that love from her early years

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February 28

Reflection This Lent let us fast from laziness and feast on commitment. Physically, laziness is resistance to work or exertion and a disposition toward idleness. A greater danger is mental laziness which accepts everything that is promoted socially or politically

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February 27

Reflection During this Lent, let us fast from discouragement and feast on hope. Discouragement deprives us of confidence and enthusiasm. It removes our belief that things can improve and deters us from taking any positive action. We lose heart. Discouragement

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February 26

Reflection During Lent let us fast from self-centeredness and feast on compassion for others. Jesus lived and taught compassion. His deep awareness and sympathy for the needs and sufferings of those whom he met enabled him to recognize their hunger,

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February 25

Reflection During this season of lent, let us fast from bitterness and feast on forgiveness. A bitter attitude poisons us from within. It robs us of peace and wellbeing and turns life sour. Forgiveness can neutralize bitterness. It removes resentment

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February 24

Reflection During this season of Lent let us practice how to fast from anger and feast on patience. Anger is a strong feeling of displeasure with a desire to strike back at the cause; patience enables one to endure difficulty,

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February 23

Reflection   During this Lent let us fast from discontent and feast on gratitude. Discontent is a restless longing for what we do not have; gratitude is a thankfulness and appreciation for what we do have. Discontent sours our spirits,

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February 22

Reflection The Spirit sent Jesus out into the desert, and he remained in the desert for forty daysand he was tempted there. Mark 1:12-15 The wilderness is often a metaphor for a “thin place”. According to this concept rooted in

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February 21

Reflection Lent is an invitation to look at the ashes of devastation caused by our failure to love as God wills. How often our good intentions can turn to dust. Resolve and perseverance are sometimes hard to come by. Lent

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Sister Anne Brennan, CSJ

  We have come to celebrate the life of Sister Anne Brennan. Anne responded to God’s call to become a Sister of Saint Joseph over sixty years ago. That call invited Anne to give full expression to her giftedness as

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