Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The Good Shepherd always cares for His
We invite you to take a few minutes and gaze upon the image
below. Consider one or each reflective question.
- When have I heard the Good Shepherd call to me? How did I
- Jesus says the Good Shepherd protects the sheep when danger
looms whereas the hired hand runs away. When have I been like the
hired hand? When have I been like the shepherd?
- Jesus says, "I have other sheep that do not belong to this
fold. These also I must lead, and they will hear my voice, and
there will be one flock, one shepherd." What does this mean to
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
for the Feast of Mary, Mother
by Sister Agnes Fischer
"Mary pondered all these things in her heart." (Luke 2:19)
... God had chosen her for His Mother.
... The Son of God had become human for love of us.
... The first to whom Jesus would manifest himself were the simple
people of little value in the eyes of the world.
Mary, help us to ponder all this so that we begin this New Year
with a new spirit:
... Remember that Jesus came to give us an example of how to
... Consider the poverty of Mary and her Son and disregard the
desire to possess more than we need.
... We are brothers and sisters of Jesus Christ and of each other
because of what occurred that first Christmas.
... Share the love and peace of this season all during the year
with those whom the world values little.
Our Lady of Good Memories, help us to return to our work places,
as the shepherds did to theirs, praising God with our lips and also
by our daily lives.