Daily Archives: April 25, 2016

Sister Agnes Alphonse Finamore, CSJ

Rosemary Agnes Finamore was born to Agnes and Alphones Finamore on Sept 2, 1919. She grew up in St. Ephem’s Parish in Brooklyn and entered the Sisters of St. Joseph on Feb 2 1940.  In Sept of 1941 she began

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April 25

Reflection The Gospel challenge for those of us who try to live a Christian life is to put our faith into action. When we look at all the pain, sorrow, poverty, tragedy, suffering and divisions in the world today, our

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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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