Daily Archives: February 9, 2017

Immigration Sanctuary Conference

More than 150 people joined a five-hour conference, held at the Sisters of St. Joseph Renewal Center in Brentwood, to discuss steps to assist undocumented immigrants. Community advocates, religious leaders and concerned citizens responded to a call to assist immigrants in the region, ahead

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February 9

Reflection The rigidity of certitude, believing that only we have it right, has an antidote in tolerance. Tolerance enables us to accept people who are usually outside our sphere of experience and to appreciate them.  It helps us overcome any

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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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