Category: Matters of Faith

March 6, 2018

Lenten Reflection on the Nativity

I noticed the other day that I still have a Nativity scene displayed at home. Not a big deal since…

February 18, 2018

Returning Your Heart to God

Christians celebrated the beginning of Lent on Valentine’s Day which corresponded with Ash Wednesday this year, the first time since…

February 13, 2018

Six Unique Ways to Imitate Christ for Lent

Lent gives us six weeks to change our lives for the better. Traditional observances suggest foregoing something we enjoy during…

February 13, 2018

Ash Wednesday’s relationship with Love

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent, a season marked by a call to fast, to abstain…

February 1, 2018

Lent is Coming. Are you ready?

How does this happen? It feels as though we are barely through Advent and the Christmas Season, yet Lent will…

January 5, 2018

Christmas Prayer

September 8, 2017

Faith can be ever evolving

What to write about in early September. Labor Day. Hurricanes and floods. Climate change and the Paris Accord — or not?…

August 31, 2017

Live Laudato Si!

What is the Pledge all about? We need an urgent and holistic response to the climate change crisis, that includes…

August 16, 2017

Season of Creation

This Friday, September 1st. Pope Francis has invited us to enter into the SEASON OF CREATION. It is also the…

June 27, 2017

Reflection for the Feast of the Sacred Heart- Philadelphia

The following reflection was written and shared by Sister Mary Charlotte Barton, GNSH, at the Philadelphia area celebration of the…

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