Weekly Reflection

  • I hope that you come to find that which gives life a deep meaning for you. Something worth living for – maybe even worth dying for, something that energizes you, enthuses you, enables you to keep moving ahead.   (Ita Ford, MM)

  • Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.  (Maya Angelou)

  • Do not get tired of doing what is good. Don’t get discouraged and give up, for we will reap a harvest of blessing at the appropriate time. (Galatians 6:9)

  • The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.   (Douglas MacArthur)

  • The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us.  (Dorothy Day)

  • Two of the greatest hungers in our world today are the hunger for spirituality and the hunger for social change. The connection between the two is the one the world is waiting for. (Jim Wallace)

  • In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion. (Kofi Annan)

  • Consumerism has accustomed us to waste. But throwing food away is like stealing it from the poor and hungry. (Pope Francis)

  • You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be. (Marianne Williamson)

  • Each one of you has to be God’s microphone. Each one of you has to be a messenger, a prophet. Let us not hide the talent that God gave us and let us truly live the beauty and responsibility of being a prophetic people.  (Saint Oscar Romero)

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.