Monthly Archives: June 2016

June 20

Summer Solstice Reflection Today is the beginning of summer. In our hemisphere, earth is becoming its ripest and most lush. It is a time of deeper connection with the four basic elements: fire, water, air and earth. The fire of

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June 19

Reflection Love is our single true and ever-lasting communion in God. It is the one common link that every human has to every other person who has ever lived. “Love each other as I have loved you!” Jesus did not

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June 18

Reflection The ideal is not only to pass from the exterior to the interior to discover the action of God in the soul, but also to discover God in all things. Laudato Si  The contemplative is imbued with the presence

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June 17

Reflection  There is a growing awareness that scientific and technological progress cannot be equated with the progress of humanity and history, a growing sense that the way to a better future lies elsewhere. Laudato Si   From our earliest existence

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June 16

Reflection A very solid scientific consensus indicates that we are presently witnessing a disturbing warming of the climatic system. Laudato Si The astronauts of Apollo 8 took a photo that would change the way we see and think about our

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June 15

Reflection Access to safe drinkable water is a basic and universal human right, since it is essential to human survival and, as such, is a condition for the exercise of other human rights. Laudato Si   Water is a precious gift,

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 Reflection  It is not enough to think of different species merely as potential “resources” to be exploited, while overlooking the fact that they have value in themselves. Each year sees the disappearance of thousands of plant and animal species which

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June 13

Reflection LAUDATO SI’, mi’ Signore” – “Praise be to you, my Lord” This week has been designated as Laudato Si week.  One year ago, in his encyclical, Pope Francis asked the question “What is happening to our common home?” He

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Laudato Si Anniversary

“LAUDATO SI” ENCYCLICAL Pope Francis’s Encyclical on the environment is a landmark moment for the church and people of faith dedicated to caring for creation. Here’s how to get the message out. CORE MESSAGE The core message is the one

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June 12

Reflection Early in the morning, I seek your presence, O God. In the rising of the sun, In the unfolding color and shape of the morning Open my eyes to the mystery of the moment That in every moment of

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