Daily Archives: November 5, 2015

Sister Saint Philip Honored

St. Francis Prep Honored Veteran Faculty   At a special mass on the feast of St. Francis. The school community at St. Francis Prep High School honored their veteran faculty. Newly appointed Bishop James Massa was the principal celebrant. At

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Laudato Si at The Mary Louis Academy

Living Laudato Si at TMLA  The Mary Louis Academy (TMLA), Jamaica Estates, is working toward making Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ a reality.The papal encyclical appeals for an inclusive dialogue about how humans are shaping the future of the planet. Utilizing

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November 5

Reflection Our lives are woven by the threads of our days. Sometimes they are skilled and purposeful; other times they are knotted and frayed. Some are bright and vivid colors; some are darker and a bit more drab. They form

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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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