Monthly Archives: January 2017

Almost At Home Program

Sisters Helping The Homeless Feel “Almost Home…” The “Almost Home…” program has been in place for the past five years in the Town of Islip and has collaborated with several local churches, community organizations and individuals. Every week during the

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January 31

 Reflection The first month of this year has passed.  Have we been distracted from our desire for new beginnings? How have our lives unfolded? Where has this precious time gone?  Have our days been caught in the turmoil around us? 

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January 30

Reflection “The sickness or, you can say the sin, that Jesus condemns most is hypocrisy…You cannot be a Christian without living like a Christian.  You cannot be a Christian without practicing the Beatitudes. You cannot be a Christian without doing

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January 29

  Reflection The people were astonished at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority and not as the scribes. Mark 1:21-28   Jesus spoke and acted with authority. He didn’t offer the same old thing, the empty

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January 28

Reflection “The United States was founded by people fleeing religious persecution and has been inhabited since then largely by immigrants. Yet today, the United States finds itself at a critical juncture regarding its openness to newcomers. In the midst of

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January 27

Reflection Life is precious. None of us can cause our lives to begin, nor can we choose that our lives be prolonged. We are awed by life’s beginning and tender with life’s ending. It is within our very nature to

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Reflection Kindness enhances generosity and balances and counters selfishness. It applies not just to relationships with other people but extends to things, animals, plants, and Earth. This means being generous with one’s presence, time, and money. Kindness is not a

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January 25

Reflection It is our responsibility to live in a way that makes a difference – a way that is not bland and unimaginative but one that sees the fullness of life’s meaning and colors the lives of others with new

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January 24

Reflection Sometimes in our zeal and desire to do what is right we slip into an attitude of self-righteousness. Unfortunately, self-righteousness makes us confident of our own conduct, but moralistic and intolerant of the opinions and behavior of others. It makes

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January 23

Reflection If we take time to reflect on situations around us, the actions of our national leaders, the prejudices we take as norms, we may realize that we have been ignoring injustices that demand our attention. Justice is a central

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