Daily Archives: January 8, 2016

Janet Kinney Chosen for Project

Faith in Public Life, NETWORK, Sisters of Mercy, Adrian Dominican Sisters and other key partners are launching the Sisters in Public Leadership Project. Women Religious do incredible work for justice and compassion every day, and it often goes unrecognized. The

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January 8

 Reflection Christian holiness can no longer be considered a matter of individual and isolated acts of virtue.  It must also be seen as part of a great collaborative effort for spiritual and cultural renewal in society, to produce conditions in

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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.

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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