Daily Archives: November 8, 2015

Sister Frances Teresa McCool, CSJ

  Sister Frances McCool was a Sister of Saint Joseph for fifty-nine years. She attended St. Joseph’s Elementary School and St. Francis Xavier Academy and  entered our congregation after high school. Fran attained a Bachelor of Science in Education from

Posted in Memorials

November 8

Reflection Amen, I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the other contributors to the treasury. Mark 12:41-44   In this event, Jesus focuses on the utter self-abandonment of a nameless woman. She gives all. She

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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