Entries by CCNA

No One Dies Alone

No One Dies Alone –Cindy Hindes In the current situation, we may bemoan that many are dying alone. No one dies alone. One’s guardian angel is always there. And predeceased loved ones also gather to guide the who is one dying across the threshold. From a forthcoming book by Iris Paxino, Bridges Between Life and Death: […]

Easter Homily

  Easter Sunday Mark 16: 1-18 (adapted from Madsen)   And when the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go and anoint Him. And very early on the first day of the week, they went to the tomb just as the sun was […]

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Saturday:             0 you fire, O you light,             Help me, that in the dark house             The light of Your light shine,             lightening all darkness;             Your warmth glow through it,             O you fire, O you light!                              -Sophie Michaelis Saturday -Adam Bittleston O Christ, I remember with love and thankfulness Those […]



Friday: You live in secret and fill all your creatures you work and reign everything upon everything and reveal yourself In tenderness and beauty. –Sophie Michaelis Friday –Adam Bittleston Let me remember the servants of Christ Who kept in their hearts His will for the world. Beneath the Cross, the beloved disciple Winning from pain […]


  Thursday: You who open your clouds and let your raindrops fall, Work within us the miracle of change, that your earth receive the waters of life and its form be renewed. –Sophie Michaelis   Thursday –Adam Bittleston O Christ, Thou readest The living book of  human destiny. In all who come to Thee Thou […]



     Wednesday:         Lord, You pass over us,         before we even realize it.         You are transforming Yourself,         before we notice it.      — from the Book of Job Wednesday –Adam Bittleston Upon the temple of our body Worked through the ages The servants of God Mighty spiritual creators. This is now my […]

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Monday: You are the source of life, and in Your light. we see the light. –from Psalm 36 Monday –Adam Bittleston When we go out into the world as we have made it Everywhere there speaks to us forgetfulness of the Spirit. If human work were to be without love The earth would become a […]

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At Sea

John 6:16–21 When evening came, his disciples went down to the lake, where they got into a boat and set off over the sea for Capernaum. By now it was dark, and Jesus had not yet come to them. A strong wind was blowing and the waters grew rough. When they had rowed three or […]


  Sunday (adapted) –Adam Bittleston Before world-beginning Christ shone in His glory, Light of true Light, One with the Father, In all eternity. Thou camest on earth, Taking our form, Bearing our fate, Making life out of death, Leading souls from the dark. May we stand in Thy sight. Sunday: –Helene Ganstel You who reign […]