Daily Archives: March 19, 2016

Sister Mary McKenna, CSJ

As I begin, a simple clarification, if you came to honor Marion, Mickey, Mary Kathryn, Philothea or Sister Mary McKenna, you are in the right place.  All these different names indicate the varied relationships that Mary experienced throughout her life. 

Posted in Memorials, Uncategorized

March 19

Feast of St. Joseph Reflection There are few references to Joseph in Scripture. We know he wasJoseph was a carpenter who earned his livelihood in practical service to his community. He is described as a just man, one who observed

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.

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)

 

    Nourished by prayer, supported by community and energized by ministry, we are constantly addressing the needs of these times.