"As we move from contemplative prayer to reflecting on the realities facing us we will be invited to engage with others out of a deep empathy. We will cast a circle of protection which embodies the values of love, hope, equality, inclusivity, justice, sustainability, peace and right relationships."
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"If you want to see the brave, look for those who can forgive. If you want to see the heroic, look at those who can love in return for hatred."
"Being a Christian is never about fairness in the worldly sense of the world. It's not about security or suspicion or selfishness. It's about loving one another. These are people's lives that we're talking about. If we are comprehensively pro-life, we should care."
"No people on the globe would accept to coexist with oppression. By nature, humans yearn for freedom, struggle for freedom, sacrifice for freedom. . . ."
"Each child is a mystery. Our children are embroidered with threads of loneliness and thirst for love, fear and hope, joy and rage. Only time and endless dedication can heal their inner wounds. Then they will able to look back and forward with real love and understanding."
"We are sisters from nearly every nation of the world who share a common life as women vowed to live out the Gospel in the service of others. We are one global community of commitment."
"We thank you and praise you for a people of many colors and cultures and gifts who enriched one another's understanding of life rather than set out to set one against the other."
"As the roses touch our hearts with beauty they inspire us to give praise to God."
"It is necessary to respond to the globalization of migration with the globalization of charity and cooperation, in such a way as to make the conditions for migrants more humane."
"We in religious life can be tempted to feel complacent or unduly proud because we are working toward a future of sustainable prosperity. The challenge may be to ask ourselves if we are too prosperous."
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