Daily Archives: January 9, 2017

Sister Phyllis Theresa Franzo, CSJ

We celebrate  the life of Sister Phyllis Theresa Franzo, a Sister of St. Joseph for sixty year’s. Phyllis loved life and lived in the present moment of each day. In the Church’s season of ordinary time we listen to the

Posted in Memorials

January 9

  Reflection In our nation and in our world we see division and disunity undermining attempts at achieving peace or agreeing for the common good. We see egoism, arrogance and selfishness undermining the basic unity of all. To be united

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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