Prayer of the Day

May you be blessed with discomfort at easy answers, half truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may live deep within your heart. May you be blessed with anger at injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people, so that you may work for justice, freedom, and peace. May you be blessed with tears to shed for …

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Open my eyes, Lord. Help me to see your face. Open my eyes, Lord. Help me to see. Jesse Manibusan

Prayer of the Day

Prayer of an Irish Grandfather   O Mother of Mercy, I place in the protection of your holy hands my going out, my coming in, my sleeping, my waking, the sight of my eyes, the touch of my hands, the speech from my lips, and the hearing of my ears, so that in everything I …

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We ask you for bread and peace, and your answer, God, is Jesus Christ, your son. He is bread for the life of the world, our hope and our peace. We pray that he may be powerful here in our midst and that we may find gladness in him, whom you have given us here …

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Be strong, fear not! Our God is coming. Our God will save us. Then the blind will see and deaf people will hear. Then will the lame leap like deer and people who have never spoken will sing.

Gospel Reflection for January 19, 2020, 2nd Sunday Ordinary Time

Scripture Readings: Isaiah 49.3, 5-6; 1 Corinthians 1.1-3; John 1.29-34 “Now I have seen for myself and have testified, ‘This is God’s chosen one.’” – John 1.34 Theology is faith seeking understanding. Christology is faith in Jesus seeking to understand who he is and his purposes for us. Christologies grow out of images and insights we draw from …

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Prayer of the Day

O Risen Christ You breathe your Holy Spirit on us and you tell us: “Peace be Yours.” Opening ourselves to your peace – letting it penetrate the harsh and rocky grounds of our hearts means preparing  ourselves to be bearers of reconciliation wherever you may place us. But you know that at times we are …

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Fruitful Lives in God The fruit of silence is prayer. The fruit of prayer is faith. The fruit of faith is love. The fruit of love is service. The fruit of service is peace. Blessed Mother Teresa

Prayer of the Day

Walk. Get moving. Keep moving. Find your path by walking it. Dear God, be with me on my journey.