Day: November 30, 2020

Sister Edyth Therese Fitzsimmons, CSJ

By Clara Santoro | November 30, 2020 | Comments Off on Sister Edyth Therese Fitzsimmons, CSJ

In the opening ritual we just responded with a phrase from our congregation’s Vision Statement: a life that is simple, prayerful, courageous and compassionate. Truly that was Edyth’s vision for her life as a Sister of St. Joseph for seventy one years. Her deep spirituality enabled her to do whatever needed to be done selflessly, graciously and with great compassion. Born to Mary and John, Edyth grew up in Brooklyn,…

November 30

By Clara Santoro | November 30, 2020 | Comments Off on November 30

Reflection Advent is a time when we deepen our commitment to the meaning of Jesus’ life and words. We are not waiting for someone to come. We know he was already born and that he taught a new vision of living, a new way of understanding what it means to relate to God and to one another. The work of Advent is to probe that message, to reopen ourselves to…