Thanksgiving Prayer

We come to our table to welcome this feast of Thanksgiving with joy and with gladness. We have prepared this feast with good food and drink. We have gathered together and come around this table to feast and to celebrate the many things for which we are grateful. The Lord is our light and our […]

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Sister Nancy Inspires at MVAC Mayor’s Interfaith Breakfast

Sister Nancy Dawson, General Superior of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, inspired area faith and civic leaders who gathered Nov. 22 for the Mahoning Valley Association of Churches’ 26th Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast. Sister Nancy was the keynote speaker for the event, which brings together representatives of different religious communities, politicians and judges to socialize […]

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An Advent Reflection

This 5 minute advent meditation focuses on the coming of Christ into our world- not just as a child in a stable but as the bringer of justice and freedom. Music for the meditation features Kyrie – I Call to You from the CD, Standing Still by Jeff Johnson (www.arkmusic.com). Used with permission. All Rights […]

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Feast of Christ the King

Ask a group of boomers who pops into their minds when they hear the word “king.” Some candidates might be simply “The King” (Elvis) or the King of Pop or, more soberly, some might remember “The Boss” singing: “Poor man wanna be rich/ Rich man wanna be king/ And a king ain’t satisfied/ Till he […]

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Got Talent?

In our Gospel today, a man went away on a journey. He must have been very wealthy, because he entrusted large portions of his money to three of his servants. Before “talent” meant skill, it meant money. It represented the largest unit of accounting in the Greek currency – 10,000 denarii. According to the parable […]

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