Charity Reflections

Spiritual reflections by Sisters and Associates

May 26, 2019  – Sixth Sunday of Easter

May 26, 2019 – Sixth Sunday of Easter

READINGS: Acts 15:1–2, 22–29 ; Psalm 67; Rev. 21: 10–14, 22-23; John 14:23–29  Memorial Day — a time when our nation pauses to honor the men and women who fought in wars and even gave their lives so that others might enjoy freedom and peace. We owe them our...

Mother’s Day 2019

Mother’s Day 2019

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton was no ordinary woman. Her love of God, her commitment to the Church, and her desire to follow God’s will, whatever the cost, were all extraordinary. Yet, at the same time, her letters reveal that as a mother, she still experienced the most...

Feast of the Annunciation — March 25

Feast of the Annunciation — March 25

In honor of the Blessed Mother, we offer these prayers and reflection. Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary Mary, Virgin and Mother, you who, moved by the Holy Spirit, welcomed the word of life in the depths of your humble faith: as you gave yourself completely to the...

Reflection on the Lenten Theme of Mercy

Reflection on the Lenten Theme of Mercy

Feet in Two Worlds (Luke 6:27-38) There was a man who grew up in a town nestled inside a narrow valley closed off at one end. Like everyone else, he grew up with the customs and mores of his village, particularly its understanding of how to get along with others...

Second Sunday of Lent — March 17, 2019

Second Sunday of Lent — March 17, 2019

Readings: Second Sunday of Lent In Pope Francis’ 2019 Lenten Message, Pope Francis invites us to recommit ourselves to the journey of conversion. This Lent, if we truly seek to live as children of God, our growth in self-giving will also have a powerful impact on...