Monthly Archives: September 2017

September 30

Reflection It seems that suddenly we have come to the end of September. Wasn’t it just April? Time slips away and only the present moment is what is real. “Today is yesterday’s tomorrow”. It is a reminder that life is

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September 29

Reflection We cannot merely pray to God to end war. We cannot merely pray to God to root out prejudice. We cannot merely pray to God to end starvation. We cannot merely pray to God to end despair We cannot

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September 28

 Reflection We believe that God, the Source of all that is, is revealed through creation. Creation awakens in us wonder and gratitude for its amazing beauty. We gather to watch a rare eclipse, a rainbow, a beautiful sunset. Even the

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September 27

Reflection If they will not listen to Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded if someone should rise from the dead. Luke 16:31 There is a closed rigidity that lives in its own world. No matter what the

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CSJ on DACA

The Sisters of St. Joseph  Statement on DACA Termination We, the Sisters of St. Joseph and Associates, Brentwood, New York see the immigrant history of our nation, states and communities as our own.   In the mid-nineteenth century, we came as

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September 26

Reflection Unity is about affirming commonalities. It refers to living in harmony with other people. Unity means working for a common cause with those around the globe who know that when one person gains, all gain, and when one fails,

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September 25

Reflection We seem to be living in a period in which each day we are bombarded by hostility and aversion at all levels. From international rhetoric to road rage our sense of serenity is disrupted by discord and violence both

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September 24

Reflection Are you envious because I am generous? Matthew 20:1-16 Envy cannot recognize the gifts of others and denies them respect. It cannot see clearly; its eyes remain shut. In order to approach God, who is total generosity, this attitude

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September 23

Reflection Pacem in Terris (Peace on Earth) is a papal encyclical issued by Pope John XXIII. It is one of the most famous of 20th century encyclicals and established principles that underpin some of the documents of the Second Vatican

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September 22

Autumn Equinox  Reflection There is a poignancy to autumn. This is the time of harvest. The plants have achieved their fullness and now they offer their fruits and drop their seeds. The trees, whose new green announced springtime, will lose

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