Far too many wars, political divisions, conflicts and hostilities between the diverse religious communities within the Near East have left populations scared and crippled in moral, financial and spiritual ways. This race to dominate has led to vicious murders that have little regard or respect for one’s neighbor. Local leaders have manifested horrendous attitudes of

The goal of the Christian life is to identify with Christ, to the point where it can be said, like St. Paul, that “It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me” (Galatians 2:20). Becoming more like Jesus is undoubtedly a constant challenge. His words and gestures are inspiring, show us

God the Father, in his immense mercy, wants to communicate with us, to give us his life. It is in the person of his Son Jesus that we find the model of this communication. In recognizing this surrender, we feel moved to surrender our lives as well. We gratefully acknowledge how much the Father does