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Spiritual director, retired minister and author, Rose Amodeo Petronella describes what a mandala is and how drawing them and her feelings over time became a prayer practice, offering insights and leading to inner changes.
Sister Anne Curtis highlights the Sisters of Mercy commitment “to reverence Earth and work more effectively toward the sustainability of life” and explains the Northeast Community plans to translate that commitment into action.
This year, Ramadan,a time of fasting, prayer and self-reflection in the Islamic calendar, began at sundown on Sunday, May 5. Celene Ibrahim offers questions to consider at the beginning of this holy month.