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January 20th, 2018

Praying with the Adorers #CovenantWithTheFuture

From Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light We pray for the earth as our sisters, the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, go to court to protect it. We pray in the words of St. Hildegard who reminds us: The earth is at the same time mother, she is mother of all that is natural, mother […]


January 20th, 2018

Jose Aguto of the Catholic Climate Covenant: “We need for a climate Marshall plan of enormous scale, a miracle of love and unselfishness”

Jose Aguto, formerly of National Congress for American Indian, and FNL, now with the Catholic Climate Covenant,  https://youtu.be/qjfCHmicINo.  The Catholic Climate Covenant is part of the GCCM Steering Committee.  The notes below are from Jose’s presentation to the Citizens’ Climate Lobby in the US in December 2017 Starting with the broad picture, what is known […]


January 20th, 2018

Our kairos moment, the opportune time

Excerpt from Sunday reading reflections, 21 January 2018, by Sr. Mary McGlone,  See“Our Moment, Our Hands” in NCR for the full reflection. Jesus began his preaching after John the Baptist’s arrest. Although it was obviously a time of danger, he interpreted it, as what was known in his day, as a time of kairos, the opportune time, […]


January 20th, 2018

Young sisters meet with the theme Cultivating Courageous Hope: O Lord, we pray that we may see what must be done and gain strength to do what we have seen

Young sisters meet with the theme Cultivating Courageous Hope: O Lord, we pray that we may see what must be done and gain strength to do what we have seen

Sing out, young sister! The Giving Voice retreat group (Provided photo) By Tracy Kemme Jan. 19, 2018 in Horizons Spirituality “O Lord, we pray that they may see what must be done And gain strength to do what they have seen.” With my daily devotional propped on the airplane tray, I read the collect for the day’s liturgy. In a […]


January 13th, 2018

“What are you looking for?”

“What are you looking for?”

By Mary McGlone, reflection on Sunday readings “What are you looking for?” That is the question today’s liturgy puts before us. It is a question addressed to us, but also one we address to God. It is the question of vocation. Put another way, it asks, “What do you and God want to do with […]


January 13th, 2018

Connecting hunger to climate

Connecting hunger to climate

By Frances Moore Lappe, Farming for a Small Planet, author of Diet for a Small Planet.  She received the alternate Nobel prize and says she is committed to working the rest of her career on democracy as a core underlying factor in our decision making, how we function, and outcomes.  Her research told her hunger is caused […]


January 13th, 2018

Reach the universal through concrete encounter. The one is the way to the many; the specific is the way to the spacious; the now is the way to the always; the here is the way to everywhere

Reach the universal through concrete encounter. The one is the way to the many; the specific is the way to the spacious; the now is the way to the always; the here is the way to everywhere

The way to any universal idea is to proceed through a concrete encounter (with creation, with people, especially in vulnerability and with those at the margins). The one is the way to the many; the specific is the way to the spacious; the now is the way to the always; the here is the way […]

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