Weekly Reflection

  • It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. (Madeleine Albright)

  • Knowing what must be done does away with fear. (Rosa Parks)

  • Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. (Golda Meir)

  • When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. (Malala Yousafza)

  • Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. (John F. Kennedy)

  • Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.   (Thomas Merton)

  • I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.  (Martin Luther King, Jr.)

  • January 7 – 13:  National Migration Week   

    If the ‘dream’ of a peaceful world is shared by all, if the refugees’ and migrants’ contribution is properly evaluated, then humanity can become more and more a universal family and our earth a true ‘common home’. (St. John Paul II)

  • World Day of Prayer for Peace – January 1  

    Peace firstly means there are no wars…but it also means that there is friendship between all, that every day a step ahead is made for justice, so that there are no more children who are hungry, that there are no more sick children who do not have the possibility of receiving healthcare. Doing all of this means making peace. (Pope Francis)

  • Each of us is an innkeeper who decides if there is room for Jesus.   (Neal A. Maxwell)

     

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.