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Reflection for Aug. 28, 2022

Understanding humility

Freedom  is the key by Renae Bauer I expected to see something else. While preparing this week’s reflection I searched the dictionary for the definition of "humble" and "humility" since they appear... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 21, 2022

North, South, East and West

We see people from all walks of life answering God call by Sister Elise Cholewinski It has been an ordinary summer and yet, as I look back, I recognize the many new people whom I have met in these... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 14, 2022

Rising in Jesus

Discipleship  includes suffering and dying as well as rising by Sister Laura Zelten Often in Scripture the images of Jesus are pleasant, kind and gentle -- the Good Shepherd, the healer, and the kind... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 7, 2022

Putting faith in what's permanent

Readings and celebration call us to renew our faith in God by Sister Sally Ann Brickner Faith is a major theme in this Sunday’s texts from Sacred Scripture. St. Paul writes to the Hebrews about... Read More

Reflection for July 31, 2022

Truth, service and love

Strive for excellence in these 3 things   by Renae Bauer What matters to God? That’s the takeaway of this Sunday’s readings. Are we truthful? Generous? Loving of God and neighbor? It is believe that... Read More

Reflection for July 24, 2022

Asking, seeking, knocking

Call for help might mean setting aside  our own solutions by Sister Agnes Fischer Whoever asks, receives. Whoever seeks, finds. To whomever knocks, the door is opened. Ask and it will be given: Maybe... Read More

Reflection for July 17, 2022

Spirit of giving

Abraham and Martha  are contrasting examples by Sister Mary Kabat Have you seen someone    or have you been the one who sits on a chair in the garage or on the front porch watching the people, dogs,... Read More

Reflection for July 10, 2022

Two Good Samaritans

Both people in Sunday's Gospel model God's care  by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich Our Gospel for this 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time is the familiar story of the “Good Samaritan” – the traveler who was... Read More

Reflection for July 3, 2022

What the world needs

In the spirit of Jesus, we  can offer  compassion and peace  by Sister Jane Riha The Scripture readings for this Sunday, beginning with the Book of Isaiah, include the words of rejoicing, exulting... Read More

Reflection for June 26, 2022

But first ...

Do we follow Jesus   now or after we are good and ready? by Sister Agnes Fischer Today’s Gospel doesn’t leave much, if any, wiggle room. It won’t let us turn away from the people and situations that... Read More