peace
Mar 16, 2022

The Global Sisters Report has been featuring news directly from sisters who are in Ukraine. These first-hand reports offer a new dimension of the reality that everyone in this war-stricken area is facing. Click here to read a recent post. We've included the video below from the same report, taken during the pilgrimage that they reference. Our hearts are heavy, yearning to do more for those suffering. Please pray with us. Peace I leave with you; ... Continue reading...

prayer for Ukraine
Mar 9, 2022

Our hearts are heavy with the news that's released daily about the war in Ukraine. During a staff meeting last week, our Guest Services Manager, Rose Kurtz, offered this prayer that she discovered. Maybe you have recently lifted up a similar prayer? Will you join us in prayer too? Prayer for peace in Ukraine Holy and Gracious God We pray for the people of Ukraine and the people of Russia; for their countries and their leaders. We pray for ... Continue reading...

prayers for Ukraine
Feb 25, 2022

The people of Ukraine are on our minds today. It's difficult to grasp what they must be going through, what they must be feeling. It's easy to feel helpless from across the globe, but we can all help by praying. Pope Francis said, “I invite everyone to make March 2, Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting for peace. I encourage believers in a special way to devote themselves intensely to prayer and fasting on that ... Continue reading...

peace
Aug 18, 2021

Earlier this week, Pope Francis urged everyone to hold the people of Haiti and Afghanistan in prayer. The suffering in these countries right now is difficult to comprehend. When referring to the acts of violence by the Taliban, Pope Francis said, “I join in the unanimous worry about the situation in Afghanistan. I ask you to pray along with me to the God of peace so that the clamor of weapons ends and that solutions ... Continue reading...

prayer for pandemic
Jun 8, 2020

Prayer during a Pandemic Loving God, Holy One, Your desire is for our wholeness and well-being. We hold in tenderness and prayer the collective suffering of our world at this time. We grieve precious lives lost and vulnerable lives threatened. We ache for ourselves and our neighbors, standing before an uncertain future. We pray: may love, not fear, go viral. Inspire our leaders to discern and choose wisely, aligned with the common good. In the midst of social distancing reveal to us new and creative ways to come together in spirit and in ... Continue reading...