Download the seven principles of Catholic social teaching. Try to live one of the principles in a special way this week. Share how the principle helped you respond to people you met and situations you encountered.
Today is a world-wide day to honor and support Earth. We suggest three websites to help you and your family think about your responsibility for our common home. May Earth Day be a blessing to you and may you be a blessing to Earth. Catholic Climate Covenant: http://www.catholicclimatecovenant.orgEarth Day 2020: https://www.earthday.org/Laudato Si, exhortation of PopeContinue reading “Honor the Earth”
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Scripture Readings: Exodus 17.8-13; 2 Timothy 3.14-4.2; Luke 18.1-8 “There was a judge in a certain city who neither feared God nor respected human beings. A widow in that city kept coming to him and saying: ‘Take up my case. Give me my just rights against my opponent.’ For a while the judge refused butContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for October 20, 2019, 29th Sunday Ordinary Time”
Sunday Readings: Amos 8.4-7; 1 Timothy 2.1-8; Luke 16.1-13 A rich man summoned his manager and said, “What is this that I hear about you? Give me an accounting of your management, because you cannot be my manager anymore.” Then the manager said to himself, “What will I do now that my master is takingContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 22, 2019, 25th Sunday Ordinary Time”
Sunday Readings: Jeremiah 38.4-6,9=8-10; Hebrews 12.1-4; Luke 12.49-53 “I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled. I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and what stress I am under until it is completed! Do you think I have come to bring peace to the earth?Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for August 18, 2019, 20th Sunday Ordinary Time”
Today is a world-wide day to honor and support Earth. We suggest three websites to help you and your family think about your responsibility for our common home. May Earth Day be a blessing to you and may you be a blessing to Earth. Catholic Climate Covenant: http://www.catholicclimatecovenant.org Earth Day 2019: https://www.earthday.org/ Laudato Si, exhortation of PopeContinue reading “Honor the Earth”
It’s International Women’s Day! Check out http://www.internationalwomensday.com to find ways that you can take part in to create a more equal world and to celebrate the progress and achievements that women continue to make every day. #internationalwomensday #balanceforbetter
With all the endless inches of copy poured out about #MeToo and the recent Congressional hearings for the supreme court nominee, this homily offers reflections I want to share and five things to do at the end. – Sister Joan Mitchell, CSJ. Abuse Survivors and Faithful People HDS alumna Anne Marie Hunter, MDiv ’86, directorContinue reading “Abuse Survivors and Faithful People”