January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and several events are being held locally to bring awareness to modern day slavery.
Feast of St. Angela Celebration
Ursuline Sisters' Open House
February Reflection Morning
New Year Reflection
"Good beginnings are not enough without perseverance."
A New Year lies ahead for each of us and we have no idea what surprises await us. How will we respond?
If we but only take to heart the words of Angela. Her writings are filled with messages of hope and trust in God; she speaks of courage and firm faith; she speaks of charity and love.
What our world, our country, and our Church cry out for most is peace and harmony. Who better to teach us about harmony than Angela Merici? Jesus Christ was her one and only treasure. She learned from the Master and so must we. Peace begins with each one of us. When our hearts are filled with inner peace and harmony, only then can we give and share that same inner strength with someone else.
St. Angela will be there for us; she will teach us how to trust, have faith and hope in a New Year. Trust her; trust God.
St. Angela was born in the small Italian town of Desenzano on the shore of Lake Garda in 1474. Tradition tells us that Angela came from a
Sister Rose Margaret Dostal was born Rose Mary Dostal in Bucyrus, OH on September 23, 1920, the daughter of John and Margaret McCaffrey Dostal.
During Poverty Awareness Month, join the U.S. Bishops, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development and the Catholic Community in the United States in taking up Pope Francis' challenge to live in solidarity with the poor!
This month we continue to look at and reflect upon Pope Francis’s letter, focusing on the expectations he has for this year. The following material is taken from the “APOSTOLIC LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO ALL CONSECRATED PEOPLE ON THE OCCASION OF THE YEAR OF CONSECRATED LIFE”
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