Weekly Reflection

  • When you and I fail to raise our voices as we should, the Earth loses an opportunity to become an even better place to live than it could be.  (Joan Chittister, OSB)


  • We are stones skipped across the waters of the universe. The ripples of our presence, whatever it is,  good or bad, radiate forever.  (Joan Chittister, OSB)


  • Every generation inherits a world it never made; and, as it does so, it automatically becomes the trustee of that world for those who come after. In due course, each generation makes its own accounting to its children. (Robert F. Kennedy)

  • Think of the impact one positive thought can have. Now multiply that by a million and watch the world around us change. (Hillary Weeks)


  • Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. (Henry Ford)

  • Gratitude turns what we have into enough.  (Anonymous)

  • Climate change has never received the crisis treatment from our leaders, despite the fact that it carries the risk of destroying lives on a vastly greater scale than collapsed banks or collapsed buildings.  (Naomi Klein)

  • When we discover that there is within us a universal heart, we will have finally become a fully human, human being.  (Joan Chittister, OSB)

  • 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)

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.