Monthly Archives: January 2018

Sister Mary Ann Mattes, CSJ

Sister Mary Ann Mattes, CSJ died on January 15, 2018 in the 62nd year of her religious life.

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CSJ/LCWR Statement on Ending TPS for Salvadorans

CSJ/LCWR Statement on Ending TPS for Salvadorans The Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, NY are committed to promoting justice, living lives of non-violence and responding to the needs of the times.  (Direction Statement 2016).  These commitments are a compelling

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January 16

   Freedom of Religion Day  Reflection “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…” First Amendment of the US Constitution   Today is National Freedom of Religion Day.  It is a contradiction

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January 15

   Martin Luther King, Jr Reflection  Martin Luther King, Jr had a vision of dignity and unity that extended beyond the experience of injustice and oppression. He had the courage to speak of compassion in the face of hate, to

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January 14

Reflection =”Come and you will see.” John 1:35-42 A sacred call is an invitation—an inner awareness that can neither be ignored nor denied. It comes when we least expect it and we never quite know where it might lead. In

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January 13

Reflection Justice impels us to recognize the equality and dignity of all and to deal fairly with them.  If we take time to reflect on situations around us, the actions of our national leaders, the prejudices we take as norms,

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Sister Rita Josephine Lisanti, CSJ

Sister Rita Josephine ministered in Brentwood for all of her eighty five years as a Sister of St. Joseph. We all know and celebrate Rita’s long life of 103 years and are grateful that eighty-five of them were with our

Posted in Memorials

January 12

Reflection To be whole is to be real. To be strong is not in being a stoic but in having the courage to be a full human being with emotions, strengths and weaknesses. Somewhere in our growing up we may

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January 11

National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness.  Reflection Human Trafficking is not a distant evil. It happens right here in the United States in communities across our nation and within our own neighborhoods. It is one of the major injustices of

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January 10

  January 7 -14 is National Migration Week Reflection For nearly a half century, the Catholic Church in the United States has celebrated National Migration Week  which is an opportunity for us to reflect on the circumstances confronting migrants, including

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