Yearly Archives: 2017

December 31

Reflection We separate time into months, days and seasons; yet, time is unbroken. The years and the ages flow into one another and it is we who separate them into parts and eras. At this threshold of a new year

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S. Tesa recieves Renewal Award

Sister Tesa Fitzgerald After 16 years of work in schools throughout the New York area, Sister Tesa Fitzgerald dedicated herself to families impacted by incarceration. “So many people lament over children getting ‘lost in the system,’” she wrote in an

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December 30

Reflection Christmas teaches that God is at home with us. “We are one in the family of faith, sharing our small planet as together we hurl through space. This is our home and these are our brothers and sisters. We

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December 29

Reflection Christ shines into the world through us when we carry his  message  within us. When we live his vision of love and harmony, when we are moved with compassion for those who suffer, when we lend our efforts to

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December 28

Feast of the Holy Innocents Reflection Today is the traditional Feast of the Holy Innocents, those children who according to the Gospel story were killed at the order of King Herod in order to protect his own power and domination. This

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December 27

Reflection Now that the shopping is over, the gifts are unwrapped, the cards have been sent, and the carols are sung, what about Jesus? Have we embraced the baby and forgotten the man? Is his message as important as whether

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December 26

Reflection The very scandal of Christianity lies in the fact that it sees divinity in humanity. It’s a hard idea to swallow.  Every major religion recognizes the role of the Creator in the development of life. Gods everywhere look down

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December 25

Christmas Day Reflection “Joy to the world! The Lord is come!” The light shines in the darkness.  We believe that darkness cannot overcome it.  We know that, in our hearts and the hearts of many, the message of light still speaks.

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December 24

Christmas Eve Reflection For each of us Christmas Eve has its special memories. There is a special aura about it.  We remember our excited anticipation as children, the smell of a real tree in the house, gifts and family. We

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December 23

Reflection Advent relieves us of our commitment to the frenetic in a fast-paced world.  It slows us down.  It makes us think.  It makes us look beyond today to the “great tomorrow” of life.  Without Advent, moved only by the

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