Daily Archives: August 19, 2016

Sister Dolores Ann Lawson, CSJ

Dolores Ann Lawson entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1947 and at Reception, she received the name Sister Ann Dolores Sister Dolores Lawson lived life to the full as a Sister of St. Joseph for 69 years. To prepare

Posted in Memorials

August 19

Reflection We humans are relational beings. We yearn to be part of a community—the community of family, of the workplace, of the neighborhood.  We want to form bonds, to be accepted, to belong.  Yet, so often this basic desire is

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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