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Reflection for April 11, 2021

Blessed are those who believe

St. Thomas and St. Faustina show us two paths to believing by Sister Rose Jochmann On this Second Sunday of Easter we continue our celebration. We hear the familiar Gospel about Thomas who will not... Read More

Reflection for Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021

The empty tomb

Jesus' resurrection offers new life to all who believe by Sister Sally Ann Brickner The Scripture passages for Easter Sunday depict three witnesses to Jesus’ resurrection: Mary of Magdala, Peter and... Read More

Reflection for March 28, 2021

To be steeped in Holy Week

Our 'Hosanna' turns to 'Crucify him' and still Jesus gives us  His life by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich On this Palm Sunday weekend we hear the Passion of Jesus Christ according to Mark. The disciples... Read More

Reflection for March 21, 2021

Create in me a clean heart, O God

Jesus' love of God never wavers even as his hour approaches by Sister Mary Kabat Today’s Gospel from John (12:20-33) has a strange beginning. Some Greeks tell Philip they want to see Jesus. Philip... Read More

Reflection for March 14, 2021

A lesson from Nicodemus the Pharisee

Like the slow dawning of the sun, Nicodemus comes to believe gradually by Sister Laura Zelten This weekend we return to Daylight Saving Time as we “spring ahead” an hour. In Sunday’s Gospel of John,... Read More

Reflection for March 7, 2021

A dwelling place for God

Jesus restores the temple and us to holiness  by Sister Jane Riha We have three marvelous Scripture passages to contemplate this third Sunday of Lent, beginning with the connection to our deepest... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 28, 2021

Blind faith

Readings are a call to walk by faith, not  by sight by Renae Bauer The word “blinding” comes to mind as I read Sunday’s First Reading and Gospel. The first recounts Abraham’s blind faith in God to... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 21, 2021

Beginning a new life in Jesus

Reconciliation readies us for the 40 days of Lent by Sister Agnes Fischer “Repent and believe in the Gospel.” ~ Mark 1:15 God is waiting for you this Lent. Because of COVID-19 many of us have not had... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 14, 2021

The journey toward Jesus

Wherever we meet Him, we receive compassion and tender kindness by Sister Carolyn Zahringer Sunday, Feb. 14, is: The Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Valentine's Day Just days before Lent begins An... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 7, 2021

When bad things happen to good people

Book of Job  illustrates the mystery and love of   God  by Sister Ann Rehrauer We don’t often get a reading from the Book of Job – and it’s probably a good thing. Job seems to have spent much of his... Read More