REFLECTION: The reality of summer for too many children

by Sr. Patricia McCarthy, CND Summer is for children. It is their free time. They don’t have to get up while it is still dark to wait for school buses, dressed in school clothes and carrying those heavy backpacks filled with homework - done or not. It is their time to wear the universal uniform … Continue reading REFLECTION: The reality of summer for too many children

ADVENT 2013: Mystery and Incarnation

by Sr. Patricia McCarthy, CND Christmas is disturbing. Christ is disturbing. One look at the advertising business in any of the social media or at the so-called Christmas movies being proffered at every site certainly doesn’t reflect this reality. They are mostly “feel good” movies with happy endings. Even religious services and cards rarely express … Continue reading ADVENT 2013: Mystery and Incarnation