Daily Archives: September 23, 2015

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Sisters of Faith Keep Busy Doing the Pope’s Work Sep 23, 2015 · by Tracie Hunte When Pope Francis comes to New York, he’s expected to call on Catholics to help immigrants and the poor, and fight climate change. Like

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September 23

Autumn Equinox Reflection There is poignancy to autumn. The early dawn of mornings and the long brightness of evenings have slowly shortened into a balance of light and darkness. We know darkness will grow before light slowly increases. The trees,

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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)

We light the candle of love.
For God so loved the world, that a Child was given;
a Savior in the form of love incarnate.
As we light these candles of hope, peace and love,
Let us give thanks for God’s enduring love.

(Light the third candle)

 

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