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Wednesday of Hope – Nothing is Hopeless

When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of God. – Charles L. Allen

Love that Can Bridge All Divisions

In a world so torn apart by rivalry, anger, and hatred, we have the privileged vocation to be living signs of a love that can bridge all divisions and heal all wounds. – Henri Nouwen

The Feast of Saint Dominic

Tomorrow, August 8th, is the Feast of St. Dominic, the founder of the Order of Preachers, otherwise known as the Dominicans. It is always appropriate to celebrate a feast on the eve of the feast. And as we are celebrating┬áthe 800th Anniversary of the… Continue Reading “The Feast of Saint Dominic”

Opening Doors

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. – Helen Keller

The Feast of the Annunciation

March 25th, nine months before Christmas – the day we celebrate the birth of Jesus, is celebrated this day in Lent. So today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is Annunciation by Denise Levertov. This year, because we are in the midst of Holy… Continue Reading “The Feast of the Annunciation”

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas – An Epiphany

The twelve days of Christmas come to an end on January 6, and the season of [Ordinary Time] begins. But Epiphany not only ends Christmas, it also fulfills it by celebrating the revelation of the Christ to the whole world. The coming of Incarnate… Continue Reading “On the Twelfth Day of Christmas – An Epiphany”