Monthly Archives: November 2017

November 30

Reflection Today is the annual International Remembrance Day for Lost Species. In warning of the danger of continued environmental degradation Pope Francis wrote: thousands of species will no longer give glory to God by their very existence, nor convey their message

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November 29

Anniversary of Dorothy Day Reflection A writer, editor and social reformer, Dorothy Day was born, in New York City on November 8, 1897. She was a radical during her time, working for such social causes as pacifism and women’s suffrage.

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November 28

Reflection Separation is an illusion. Both religion and science confirm this truth; the experiences of the mystics, the teachings of ecology and physics, all the possible ways we can connect on the internet confirm this. The spiritual, emotional, and mental

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November 27

Reflection Christianity is a religion of ‘wholemaking’, the dynamism of gathering persons into communal wholes; it is a religion of wholeness in relation to other religions of wholeness as well. Ilia  Delio   This concept seems to escape us if

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November 26

Feast of Christ the King Reflection God’s kingdom is not one of power, of imposed authority or domination. It is a kingdom where the chief goal is to bring all people to fullness of life and humanity. It is the

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November 25

Reflection Today is the UN International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women. Violence against women takes a dismaying variety of forms. It is perpetuated by societal customs, violent media programs, advertising and economics. In the 21st century violence still

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November 24

 Reflection As you prepare for the holiday season, do you long to reconnect with the holiness that is the root of the word “holidays”? Does it strike you as odd that people are programmed to rush to stores at ungodly

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November 23

Thanksgiving Day Reflection “Gratitude is the memory of the heart”. It is the awareness that having come into this world with nothing, we have received everything. It is having eyes open to see the love of the family into which

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TMLA State Tennis Champs

The Mary Louis Academy – 2017 State Tennis Champions The term “dynasty” is often thrown around in the sports world. In the modern era, there really have only been a handful of notable dynasties across the four major sports. Just

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November 22

Remembrance of Mother St. John Fontbonne Refounder of the Sisters of St. Joseph Reflection Mother St. John Fontbonne was a woman who truly experienced death and rebirth. At the age of twenty-six she was elected superior of a thriving convent;

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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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