ADVENT 2015: Reflection for International Human Rights Day, Dec. 10

by Nelson Araque Catholic Climate Ambassador Isaiah 41:13-20 | Matthew 11:11-15 “The afflicted and the needy seek water in vain, their tongues are parched with thirst.” (Is 41:17) Today when we celebrate International Human Rights Day, there are people afflicted and needy who are looking for water. The scarcity of water is one of the main … Continue reading ADVENT 2015: Reflection for International Human Rights Day, Dec. 10

ADVENT 2014: Reflection for Human Rights Day, Second Wednesday of Advent, December 10

by Shannen Dee Williams, Ph.D. Isaiah 40:25-31 | Matthew 11:28-30 Our God is God from of old, creator of the ends of the earth. God does not faint or grow weary, and God’s knowledge is beyond scrutiny. God gives power to the faint, abundant strength to the weak. (Is 40:28-29) Today’s reading from Isaiah serves as … Continue reading ADVENT 2014: Reflection for Human Rights Day, Second Wednesday of Advent, December 10