October 5

Reflection Yom Kippur also known as the Day of Atonement, is the most solemn of the Jewish holidays. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. It is a day set…

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October 4

Reflection Today, on the feast of St. Francis, we conclude the Season of Creation for this year. During the past month, we have reflected on the wonder of creation and…

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October 3

Reflection Tomorrow is the feast of Francis of Assisi. Francis astounded people by taking the gospel seriously. In prayer he had heard the words, “Go rebuild my house” and took…

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October 2

Reflection “…the vision still has its time,presses on to fulfillment, and will not disappoint;if it delays, wait for it, it will surely come…”Hab 1:2-3; 2:2-4 The prophet Habbakuk was caught in…

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October 1

Reflection The workplace is as good a school for spirituality as a monastery. Our work, our homes, our neighborhoods, our public meeting places, our voting booths, our classrooms – all…

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September 30

Reflection Ordinary things can impact people in extraordinary ways. It isn’t about the value of the gift. It’s all about the giver and the receiver. The gift is not given…

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LIIC Honored

At their annual awards dinner on September 27th, Long Island Jobs with Justice honored the Long Island Immigration Clinic. Long Island Immigration Clinic is a pro se clinic whose mission…

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September 29

Reflection Living in the present time, we need moral courage. Moral courage is the ability to act rightly in the face of popular opposition or discouragement. It is the conviction…

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September 28

Reflection Discipleship means that we live to give God glory by loving the world and everything in it.  This is what God does in Christ; this is what we do…

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September 27

Reflection While theologians have long debated Jesus’ true mission, that of apocalyptic prophet, sage teacher of wisdom, or sacrificial lamb, the variety of images and stories of Jesus seems to…

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