“Let us serve with hearts filled with the pure love of God which enables us always to love the roses amidst the thorns. “
“May God instill in you a deep love for Our Lord, Jesus Christ, who is our father, our mother and our ALL. ” SVDP Take time to reflect on the many ways God was present to you and you were present to God throughout the course of this day. Write a prayer of gratitude.
hattan: Social Change on the Streets of the City A few stray garbage wrappers tumble down Lexington Avenue, the brisk night wind whipping them towards the corner of 54th Street. It’s a chilly evening in Manhattan, and Eddie stands huddled near the subway entrance, cold and hungry. Like nearly 50,000 other New Yorkers, Eddie is […]
NJ Works to Curb Sex Trafficking Before Super Bowl EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. January 6, 2014 (AP) By KATIE ZEZIMA and SAMANTHA HENRY Associated Press Law enforcement agents in New Jersey have redoubled efforts to fight what they worry could be one of the biggest menaces to come with next month’s Super Bowl: sex trafficking. Hundreds […]
St. John’s Mourns the Loss of Pamela Shea-Byrnes, D. Min. With overwhelming sorrow, the St. John’s community mourns the loss of one of its most dedicated and esteemed members, Pamela Shea-Byrnes, D. Min., Vice President for University Ministry and University Events, who died suddenly on Christmas Eve morning. As a testament to her innate ability […]
Isaiah.29:22,24 “No longer will the Israelite s be ashamed, nor will their faces show embarrassment… wayward spirits will learn wisdom, and grumblers will accept instruction.” Reflection: What is the impact of bullying on its victims? How does it contribute to poor self-esteem, shame, eating disorders, cutting and suicide? Have you ever participated in bullying? or […]
Happy Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier Cabrini (the first American Citizen to be sainted)! I love this quote from a letter she wrote to the people she served, they’re great words to live by: “In the adorable Heart of Jesus, I can always find you. He is our comfort, our way, our life. To […]
We are called to be saints, all of us; do not forget that. Saint Katherine Drexel