Day: January 27, 2021

Sister Maureen McDermott, CSJ

By Clara Santoro | January 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Sister Maureen McDermott, CSJ

We gather today to celebrate one of our CSJ “Giants”, Sister Maureen McDermott – who for 73 years lived life fully in the service of God and the dear neighbor. Born to Hugh and Alice McDermott – Maureen grew up in the Parish of St Teresa, attended Bishop McDonnell High School and entered the Congregation on this very day, February 4th during the blizzard of 1948. Today’s reading from Proverbs,…

January 27

By Clara Santoro | January 27, 2021 | Comments Off on January 27

Reflection Blessing means to lay the hand upon the shoulder and say, “Despite everything you belong to God.” That is how we deal with the world that inflicts so much suffering upon us. We don’t give up, reject or despise it; we call it to love; we give it hope, we lay our hand upon it and receive God’s blessing in joy and in sorrow. We who have ourselves been…