Merry Christmas!

As our Christmas gift to you, we share Our Lady of Peace by Ade Bethune. Ade was a Belgian-born artist, a co-worker with Dorothy Day, an illustrator for The Catholic Worker, and a friend of the Sisters of St. Joseph. This piece is done with tempera and gold leaf on gesso and is in the Richard Sipe …

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A Christmas Story

Merry Christmas to all our friends, customers, and website visitors. Jesus makes incarnate the heart of God, full of creative and merciful love that never stops calling us into the communions of friends, family, and church. We make an early gift to you of A Christmas Story by Rose Tillemans, CSJ. Share this story with family and friends. Many blessings …

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Prayer of the Day

A Rune of Hospitality A rune of hospitality I saw a stranger today I put food for him in the drinking place And music in the listening place. In the Holy Name of the Trinity He blessed myself and his house My food and my family. And the lark said in her warble Often, often, …

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Prayer of the Day

O God who brought me from the rest of last nightTo the new light of this dayBring me in the new light of this dayTo the guiding light of the eternal.Lead me O God on the journey of justiceGuide me O God on the pathways of peaceRenew me O God by the well springs of …

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Prayer of the Day

Loving God, open our eyes to see your hand at work in the splendor of creation and in the beauty of human life. Touched by your hand, our world is holy.

Prayer of the Day

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Prayer of the Day

It is not you that shapes God, it is God who shapes you. If then you are the work of God, await the hand of the artist who does all things in due season. Offer God your heart, soft and tractable, and keep the form in which the artist has fashioned you.  Let your clay …

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Prayer of the Day

All blessings come to us through our Lord. He will teach us, for in beholding his life we find that he is the best example.   St. Teresa of Avila

Prayer of the Day

All you who are thirsty, come to the waters; even though you have no money, come! You who have no money, come; receive grain and eat. Come without paying, without cost; drink wine and milk. Why spend money on what is not bread, your wages on what fails to satisfy? Listen carefully to me, and …

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