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“Yes above all things; justice, justice. If any preferences may be shown let it be to the poorest or most abandoned.”
“Never scold nor punish more than the fault deserves. Children naturally love justice even when it punishes them.”
“Woman in this country is only yet one-fourth of the family. I hope that, through the influence of religion and education, she will eventually become at least one half — the "better half."”
“For the accomplishment of good, we must show forth in our every act a perfect justice.”
“Another means for preserving peace is to let little things pass without noticing them.”
“We must for the present content ourselves with the indispensable virtues. They are justice and kindness.”
Novena to Our Lady of Providence
Our Lady of Providence, Queen
of the Home, pray for strong and happy marriages,
safe pregnancies, peace within families, for those
divorced or separated and for all children,
River of Grace
Let us gather up the tears of all times, all nations,
all peoples, all children to form a river of grace
to moisten, saturate, drench the hardness of hearts of stone
turning them into hearts of flesh, into the heart of the God of Providence.…
ADVENT journey down through the centuries of people seeking God to become flesh in their lives journey of people in high places journey of the lowly and the simple journey…
O God, I kiss this holy ground This place of promises in process This place of people seeking God And of God seeking and saving a people A place of…
‘Slavery Still Exists’ prayers for justice
(Note: The following is the opening prayer from “Slavery Still Exists,” an awareness program sponsored by the Illinois Women Religious Against Human Trafficking. The program took place on Jan. 10-11.…
Lord, it is hard sometimes to believe that you are really present in this world of ours. But I do believe it, Lord! Please help me live my life in…
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