Reflection for the First Sunday of Advent, Nov. 29

The reflection below is written by Martha Hennessy and excerpted from our Advent-Christmas 2020 reflection booklet (still available as a download for your e-reader). Martha lives and works on the family farm in Vermont and at Maryhouse House Catholic Worker in New York City. She is a retired occupational therapist and has eight grandchildren. She … Continue reading Reflection for the First Sunday of Advent, Nov. 29

Giving thanks–and finding God–in ordinary things

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was thank you, that would suffice.” ~ Meister Eckhart, 14th Century The Thanksgiving holiday this year for most of us will be unlike any other in our experience. No trips up to Grandmother’s house; no excitement … Continue reading Giving thanks–and finding God–in ordinary things