Daily Archives: February 8, 2017

Sister Frances E. Costello, CSJ

Sister Frances Costello entered the Siosters of St. Joseph in February 2, 1943.  She earned a BA in Italian at Manhattan College and studied Special Education at Catholic University of America.. How else to begin this reflection on the life

Posted in Memorials

February 8

Reflection Mental laziness is one cause of the misguided opinions that people form without any attempt to base them in fact. It accepts everything that is promoted socially or politically without having the curiosity to critique it for truth or

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.

Prayer

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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