United States

May 27, 2022

Praying for Healing & Change

Words are difficult to find after the shooting in Texas this week. We share this prayer from our health system and quotes passed along from the Sisters of Bon Secours. To learn more about the ongoing efforts of the sisters to end violence, please click here. Pray with us. Act with us. A prayer for healing and change Loving and merciful God, our hearts are broken. Our anger, frustration and sadness are overwhelming. We are crushed by this tragedy and…

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Fr. Michael Schleupner
January 16, 2022

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tomorrow, we commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. and the incredible contributions that he made to racial justice, peace and spirituality. Many of the popular quotes that share his wisdom and passion will be shared across all forms of media tomorrow, but it is more rare that we see or hear his beautiful prayers, so we selected this particularly inspiring one. Will you take a few quiet moments to pray with us? Thou Eternal God, out of whose absolute power and…

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Martin Luther King Jr.
January 20, 2021

A Prayer for the Presidential Inauguration

On this momentous day for the United States, let us unite and offer these intentions and prayer for our new president, vice president and our country. For the nations of the world, to engage in a cooperative spirit toward lasting peace and justice for all, we pray to the Lord... For our nation, to continue to promote liberty and freedom, justice and peace for all, we pray to the Lord... For the people of the United States, to engage in…

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veterans day, prayer
April 15, 2020

The Ballad of Reading Gaol

Sr. Mary Shimo is a Sister of Bon Secours and currently serves on the Leadership Team for the sisters in the United States. For today's post, Sr. Mary offers the following reflection, which she received from the sister's Associate ministry. We are not perfect and this ballad calls us to recognize our brokenness. We (I) am broken in so many ways yet our culture does not allow it, but Our God does allow it and enters into that brokenness with…

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easter reflection, blog