Weekly Reflection

  • The environment and the economy are really both two sides of the same coin. If we cannot sustain the environment, we cannot sustain ourselves.  (Wangari Maathai)

  • The task before us, if we would not perish, is to build the Earth.   (Teilhard deChardin)

  • Bless the world with your mind; heal the world with your heart; lift the world with your soul; elevate the world with your life.  (Matshona Dhliwayo)

  • We should be inspired by people who show that human beings can be kind, brave, generous, beautiful and strong even in the most difficult circumstances.  (Rachel Corrie)

  • The goal of the Christian is to see the world with the eyes of God so as to live in the world with the heart of Jesus.  (Martin Luther King, Jr.)

  • Those who set out to create another way of living are the people on whose shoulders the future depends.  (Joan Chittister, OSB)

  • What you do makes a difference and you need to decide what difference you want to make.  (Jane Goodman)

  • Use your knowledge and your heart to stand up for those who can’t stand, speak for those who can’t speak, and be a beacon of light for those whose lives have become dark.  (Julie Andrews)

  • Use your knowledge and your heart to stand up for those who can’t stand, speak for those who can’t speak, and be a beacon of light for those whose lives have become dark.  (Julie Andrews)

  • My mission in life is not merely to survive but to thrive, and to do so with some passion, compassion and some humor.  (Maya Angelou)

We are called by God and sent by the Church to reproduce in ourselves:
Christ healing... Christ consoling... Christ always aware of the needs of others.