Weekly Reflection

  • National Migration Week – January 5 – 11    

    Too often in our contemporary culture we fail to encounter immigrants as persons, and instead look at them as others. During this National Migration Week, let us all take the opportunity to engage migrants as children of God who are worthy of our attention and support.  (Pope Francis)

  • And now we welcome the New Year; full of things that have never been.   (Rilke)

  • There is Good News.  It comes in the vulnerable unexpected package of a baby born into poverty in an occupied land.  (Katie Lacz)

  • Let us not tire of preaching LOVE.  It is the force that will overcome the world.  (Oscar Romero)

  • Love is the bridge between you and everything. (Rumi)

  • I hope that you come to find that which gives life a deep meaning for you. Something worth living for – maybe even worth dying for, something that energizes you, enthuses you, enables you to keep moving ahead.   (Ita Ford, MM)

  • Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.  (Maya Angelou)

  • Do not get tired of doing what is good. Don’t get discouraged and give up, for we will reap a harvest of blessing at the appropriate time. (Galatians 6:9)

  • The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.   (Douglas MacArthur)

  • The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us.  (Dorothy Day)

We are called by God and sent by the Church to reproduce in ourselves:
Christ healing... Christ consoling... Christ always aware of the needs of others.