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Reflection for Oct. 24, 2021

Jesus, Son of David, have pity on me!

Eight-word prayer may be Bartimaeus' gift to each of us  by Sister Mary Kabat Jesus, Son of David, have pity on me! In this Sunday’s Gospel (Mark 10:46-52,) we hear Bartimaeus calling out those words... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 17, 2021

To serve, not to be served

Discipleship calls us to walk a different path by Sister Agnes Fischer How lonely Jesus was! Striding on ahead and the Twelve unsympathetic and self-seeking, lagging to squabble about pre-eminence.... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 10, 2021

A camel and a needle

What is Jesus' concern about wealth? In Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus proclaims, “It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.” What is... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 3, 2021

New eyes

Children remind us to   see and welcome Jesus   with pure joy  by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich On this Respect Life Sunday our Gospel tells us the disciples were upset that children were being brought... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 26, 2021

How's your heart?

Jesus helps us  make room in our hearts to love freely and generously by Sister Donna Koch As I read the Scripture for Sunday and this coming week I could not help but notice the amazing guides and... Read More

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