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Reflection for Sept. 19, 2021

Signs of greatness

What could a child teach us? by Sister Mary Kabat As I read the Gospel for this 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time  (St. Mark, 9:30-37 ), I kept my focus on Jesus. My heart filled with sadness as he told... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 12, 2021

'Who do you say that I am?'

Our response to Jesus' question is lived out in our words and actions by Sister Jane Riha The questions Jesus poses to his disciples in Sunday's Gospel are: “Who do people say that I am?” and “ Who... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 5, 2021

Rebuilding the kingdom in our hearts

Encounter with ex-offenders  was an encounter with God by Sister Francis Bangert Sunday's readings surfaced memories of my struggle to understand the meaning of the "kingdom of God". Isaiah, James... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 29, 2021

The work within

Jesus emphasizes each person's interior life is where God gives and grows  by Renae Bauer Communications Director While reflecting on Sunday’s readings, I called to mind Psalm 51:12, “Create in me a... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 22, 2021

'You alone have the words of eternal life'

Simon Peter's words   to Jesus are worth reflecting on  by Sister Laura Zelten Jesus gives everyone the opportunity to accept or reject him. When Jesus realized his disciples were grumbling to one... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 15, 2021

'The Almighty has done great things for me'

Mary's song of God's goodness  is one for all ages by Sister Carolyn Zahringer This Sunday we celebrate Mary’s bodily assumption into heaven at the end of her life. This is a teaching of our faith,... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 8, 2021

Sacred food for the journey of life

Our communion, or oneness, in Eucharist connects us more deeply to Jesus and one another by Sister Sally Ann Brickner Though the Catholic Church now celebrates Ordinary Time, Sunday's Scripture... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 1, 2021

Bread from heaven – Bread of life

With sustenance from God, our Jubilarians give their lives in ministry to others by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich Grumblers – the Israelites are not happy with God or Moses and grumble about their... Read More

Reflection for July 25, 2021

Plenty and then some

The  message of the multiplication of loaves is clear: God satisfies our hunger hearts Generous is our God. So generous that nothing and no one can provide for us the way our Creator does, as... Read More

Reflection of July 18, 2021

The Lord is my shepherd -- through the good and bad

Psalm 23 speaks of God's peace, love and   steadfastness by Sister Rose Jochmann Sunday's psalm response provided me with the themes I see in the day's readings. The psalm response is from Psalm 23,... Read More