Weekly Reflection

  • I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. (Henry David Thoreau)

  • Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.    (Margaret Mead)

  • Compassion is the radicalism of our time.  (Dalai Lama)

  • Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud. (Maya Angelou)

  • We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.  (Joseph Campbell)

  • Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. (Francis of Assisi)

  • “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”    (Maya Angelou)

  • It is our profound conviction that the future of the human family depends also on how we safeguard – both prudently and compassionately, with justice and fairness – the gift of creation that our Creator has entrusted to us.  (Pope Francis)

  • We must protect creation for it is a gift which the Lord has given us, it is God’s present to us; we are the guardians of creation.  (Pope Francis)

  • Creation is a gift, it is the marvelous gift that God has given us, so that we will take care of it and harness it for the benefit of all, always with great respect and gratitude. (Pope Francis)

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.