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Topic: social justice

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“Communion is nurtured by connection and from the recognition that everything, in its original form, is related. We share a oneness with all. The bond uniting us as individuals and groups is already there within us. We just need to become aware.”

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“The most painful sight I saw in New Orleans was the selling of slaves. Every day in the streets at appointed places, Negroes and Negresses in holiday attire are exposed for this shameful traffic, like the meanest animals at our fairs. This spectacle oppressed my heart.”

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“...you know God is always disposed to hear the prayers of the poor and afflicted.”

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“Without distinction of persons, do good to all for the love of God.”

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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.”

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“Souls everywhere are equally dear to our Lord, and we are determined to consecrate our life to them.”

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“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."”

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“For the accomplishment of good, we must show forth in our every act a perfect justice.”

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“We must for the present content ourselves with the indispensable virtues. They are justice and kindness.”

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Advent Prayer

O Come, O Come, long-awaited Savior and ever-present Emmanuel! We rejoice in your living among us and within us. At the same time we ask that you … Cure our blindness so that we may see your beauty and your radiant light within all our sisters and brothers. Dispel the darkness of selfishness, discrimination hatred…

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‘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. Used with permission.) All: God of compassionate love, you listen to the cries of our brothers and sisters whose lives are held bound through the…

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Bridge Prayer

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 such a way that it will be easier for others to recognize you. When I find doubt, help me bring a little light. Where I…

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December 11
“...the eye is lost in the ravishing spectacle [nature], so calculated to elevate the soul towards the author of all things.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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