Daily Archives: December 8, 2016

Maria Regina Top Nursing Home

Maria Regina News Maria Regina Skilled Nursing Facility, a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood, has been announced as one of the 13 best Nursing Homes on Long Island. U.S. News evaluated more than 15,000 nursing homes and

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December 8

  Feast of the Immaculate Conception Reflection The opposite of sin is grace, and the Immaculate Conception means that Mary was uniquely blessed at the outset with the gift of grace, God’s own self-communication. She was enveloped from the beginning

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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.


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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