Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

Blessed Are The Peacemakers

Following the great success of the 3rd annual National Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend in December 2015 at more than 500 places of worship in 46 states and the District of Columbia, Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence and the Washington National Cathedral are joining the Newtown Foundation and States United to Prevent Gun Violence in calling all Americans across […]

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Advent Week Three: Great Expectations

Parents know the different cries of their baby: whether it’s a cry of discomfort, hunger, anger. The very sound of the baby’s cry includes something of the baby’s experience and need. Though not able to speak words yet, the baby nevertheless is quite capable of communicating, and good parents are ever attuned to this constant […]

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Advent Week Two: Prepare The Way

We often see old war films showing a scene of two uniformed armed forces personnel ringing the doorbell of an average home, the door is opened, and the woman answering sees the soldiers and immediately swoons. No words are needed for her to know the news is dire. These messengers are doing their duty, but […]

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First Week of Advent: Our Deep Hunger

God has created each of us with a deep down hunger that always longs for something more, even in moments of joy and love. Join Dan Schutte’s Advent journey and reflect on this hunger, which finds fulfillment in God. This video features the song “Beyond the Moon and Stars,” from Dan Schutte’s collection God With […]

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