Now That Christmas Day Has Passed, Here’s a Question to Consider

Now That Christmas Day Has Passed, Here’s a Question to Consider

We all know that more than a million people escaped war and torture this year; they are refugees. (Please don’t tune me out just yet! Stay with me…) We are all also aware of some folks espousing the shutting down of our borders because people are fleeing war and...
A Christmas Reflection: Making God the Center of Your Life

A Christmas Reflection: Making God the Center of Your Life

The liturgical readings for the Christmas season are rich with imagery. They begin with Jesus’s genealogy, his connection with the Jewish people, and continuing with Joseph being reassured about Mary’s pregnancy, Jesus’s birth and the visit by the shepherds, and...
A Tale of Two Sisters

A Tale of Two Sisters

On the morning of November 24th (Thanksgiving), Dominican Sister of Hope Jorene Cieciuch, OP was welcomed into eternal life.  As we give thanks for the gift of her years among us and the many ways she touched our lives so profoundly, we share this article from 2015...
Building Hope, One Home at a Time

Building Hope, One Home at a Time

Sisters Sharon and Donna Brunell build in New Orleans When Dominican Sister of Hope Sharon Yount, OP goes home, she visits her family in southern New Jersey. Her siblings, nieces, and nephews live a mere eight miles from the Salem home in which she and her siblings...