Waiting in the Dark

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, andContinue reading “Waiting in the Dark”

Giving Thanks Through it All

The world is crying. Yet we are called to continue, from the depth of sorrow, to give thanks. Lord, hear my prayer; listen to my plea for mercy. I call on You in the day of my distress, for You will answer me. -Psalm 86:6-7 Thank goodness for the Psalms. There are as many psalmsContinue reading “Giving Thanks Through it All”

Gospel Reflection for November 29, 2015, 1st Sunday of Advent

Sunday Readings: Jeremiah 33.14-16; 1 Thessalonians 3.12-4.2; Luke 21.25-28, 34-36 “Stay watchful.” (Luke 21.36) Advent begins with a gospel that imagines Jesus coming in glory. The gospel fairly froths with frightening images. Scary gospels can hardly worry us more than our everyday headlines and breaking news. Refugees swarm north across border after border, seeking aContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for November 29, 2015, 1st Sunday of Advent”

Refugees Are Dear Neighbors

Good Ground Press is a ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.  Our congregation has published the following public statement in regard to Syrian refugees: The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet are heartbroken and outraged by the recent violence perpetrated around the world in places like Paris, Beirut, Syria and elsewhere inContinue reading “Refugees Are Dear Neighbors”