His prayer, “Give us attentive hearts,” is recited daily in the homes of L’Arche:
O Mary, give us attentive,
humble and gentle hearts
to welcome with tenderness and compassion
all the poor you send to us.
Give us hearts full of mercy
to love them, to serve them,
to extinguish all discord
and to see in our suffering and broken brothers
the presence of the living Jesus.
Lord, bless us with the hands of your poor.
Lord, smile at us in the eyes of your poor.
Lord, you receive us one day
in the happy company of your poor.
The 90-year-old founder of L’Arche Community and Faith and Light, Jean Vanier, has entered into the stage of receiving palliative care, Aleteia learned this week.
Earth Day 2019
This year reflect on how you can live the Gospel way of respect for creation.
Make a commitment to act on one or more of the ways listed below. When you gather with your fraternity again, share how you are living your commitment.
Make an earnest effort to be conscious of the beauty of creation by --
Celebrate the most comprehensive single-use plastic ordinance passed by the city of Berkeley! Here's what the bill requires:
The City of Rossland passed a resolution that aims to transition the community to 100% Renewable Energy by 2050. This makes Rossland the 10th municipality in Canada, and the fourth in the West Kootenays alongside the Village of Slocan, the City of Nelson, and the Regional District of Central Kootenay to be a bold leader.
The City of Rossland committing to 100% Renewable Energy was also a “wow” moment for me. A huge thank you to the Mayor and Council of Rossland for being visionary leaders in the movement to phase out fossil fuels and transition to 100% renewable energy. And an even bigger thank you to the residents, many of whom are our amazing volunteers, and businesses of Rossland for standing up to say the time for 100% renewable energy is now. “Wow” can do this if we work together! Read More
Democracy Now! - Simple and powerful!
Also see: School strike for climate - save the world by changing the rules | Greta Thunberg | TEDxStockholm (11 min) - She is amazing and humbling....makes you want to cry in shame....
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