Kerry recounts the unspoken rules of riding the subway in this chapter. One of them is to not make eye contact with others. The rationale is that, after you do so, you have to engage with that person because you’ve recognized their personhood. Kerry has now started to view everyone on the subway as someone [...]
Lent has gotten underway and Kerry is pondering the true meaning of sacrifice. She wonders just how much she’s matured in her spiritual life given that she still gives up the same thing at age 28 as she did at age 12. She reflects on how some just give something up only to go back [...]
It is Ash Wednesday in New York City. Kerry finds herself wondering if the ashes on her forehead are something that brings her closer to others or something that makes her stand apart from them. She’s used to seeing lots of folks with the familiar forehead smudge in the city, but this is not the [...]
Join John Gaffney, St. Theresa parishioner and diocesan director for Evangelization & Catechesis, as he facilitates our Lenten Retreat on Thursday, March 30, from 10am – 1:30pm. John will lead us in a visual journey and reflection using six episodes from Scripture between Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem and his surrender of his will during the [...]
Our next Question and Answer session will be: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 6:30-8:00 PM Penance and Lent Our Spiritual House Cleaning Martha and Mary Fellowship Hall All are Welcome! Fr. David Fleming Dr. Cheryl Fournier
Thursday January 26 ~7-9pm St. Francis of Assisi Church, Parish Hall Come experience an evening of learning and prayerful reflection with Cindy Shaw, Director of the Emmaus House, as we prepare for the season of Lent. discover St. Ignatius and learn about discernment look at the role of awareness and "holy listening" in prayer spend [...]
Prepare your heart for the upcoming season of Lent with this opportunity for prayer presented at St Francis parish.