Monthly Archives: July 2017

July 31

Reflection “Shalom I leave with you, my shalom I give to you, Not as the world gives do I give it to you.” John 14:27 “The world envisions peace as the absence of war.  Jesus’ vision of shalom is far

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Sister Judith Marie Burchyns, CSJ

Sister Judith Marie Burchyns, CSJ died on July 30, 2017 in the 60th year of her religious life.

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July 30

Reflection The kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls. When he finds a pearl of great price, he goes and sells all that he has and buys it. Matthew 13:44-46 Recognizing his find to be of

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July 29

Reflection  We seem to have been comfortable with a judgmental and punitive God up above who distributed favors and was placated by sacrifices.  A loving, present, compassionate, forgiving God seems to be someone we accept intellectually but who eludes us

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July 28

Reflection  How many times do we see ourselves and our political or religious leaders finding the message of Jesus too demanding to be heard?  It is easier to ridicule those who listen and are changed.  To change our own ways,

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Farm Stands Donating Produce

Farm Stands Donating Unsold Produce   Our farmers will be donating unsold produce every Monday throughout the growing season. The donated produce will be available to our sisters and Brentwood staff on Monday morning at our Organic Garden. All of the remaining unsold

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News 12 Long Island Visits Our New Farms

News 12 Long Island Visits Our New Farms News 12 Long Island reporter Danielle Campbell visited our Brentwood farms on July 18th to tell the story of our growing farming initiative. Click here to watch her report!

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July 27

Reflection Whichever way we turn, O God, there is your face in the light of the moon and the patterns of stars in scarred mountain rifts and ancient groves in mighty seas and creatures of the deep Whichever way we

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Sister Carol Marie Lenz, CSJ

  Loved, called, joyful and faithful, Carol Marie Lentz lived as a Sister of St. Joseph for sixty-eight years. Born to Pauline and Joseph, named Arlene, she grew up in Greenpoint with her sisters Barbara and Carol, attending St. Cecelia’s

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July 26

 Reflection Living in a time that can cause us to lose heart, we need to be creative. We need to let go of the comfortable and step out into the possible. Yet, creativity requires courage. It means taking what is

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