Friday December 25, 2015

Merry Christmas from the U.D. Center for Catholic Education

Greetings to all of our friends, colleagues, and supporters!

 It has been a blessed year for the University of Dayton Center for Catholic Education and the 19th year of our work!  As we reflect on the gifts received, you are certainly the ones we are most grateful for.  Our prayers for you this Christmas and in 2016 include receiving love, peace, and hope in a world so in need of this spirit.  May the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit be glorified in all places through the Immaculate Virgin Mary.

 We are grateful of the gifts of our Lalanne teachers…Lalanne

…and the Peacemakers!!

Peacemakers

Please join us as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the University of Dayton Center for Catholic Education on Friday, June 24, 2016!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Susan Ferguson  George Lisjak   Barb Miller  Rebecca Olsen   

Jacinta Mergler  Peggy Brun  Rhonda Mercs  Michelle Sherman 

Sandy Eisenhut  Michelle Schaffer  Amy Theodor  Noelle Willey    Shari Zahn

And our blog team … Tori Schoen,  Joe Twiner,  Emma Francois, and  Karin Forsthoefel

We are most appreciative for the gift of YOU!  Please read the attached prayer and know that you are God's gift to the world.

Persons are gifts which the Creator God sends to us...wrapped.

Some are wrapped very beautifully,

Some are in very ordinary wrapping paper. 

I am a person.

Therefore, I am a gift.

A gift to myself, first of all.

God my Creator, gave myself to me. 

Maybe I've never seen the wonderful gift that I am.

Could God's gift be anything but beautiful?

I love the gifts which those who love me give to me.

Why not the gift of me?

Every meeting of persons is an exchange of gifts.

Love is a relationship between persons who see themselves as they really are: gifts given by God to be given to others.

To whom will you give the gift of you this Christmas season? 


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