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Reflection for Dec. 5, 2021

Kindness, joy and compassion

We can help prepare the way  of the Lord  in our daily encounters by Sister Jane Riha The key phrase for this Second Sunday of Advent is “Prepare the way of the Lord.” People are preparing for... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 28, 2021

The road to Jesus begins with a plan

Who does Jesus call you to be? by Sister Ann Rehrauer I just finished a few days of retreat, which I like to take in November, around Thanksgiving and the beginning of Advent. This is the perfect... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 21, 2021

Signs of love

How can we show people today that  Christ is our King?  by Renae Bauer Communications Director The Sunday before Advent is dedicated to the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe,... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 14, 2021

Stay awake and be ready        

Now is the time to  let God's word bud in your heart and into action by Sister Laura Zelten As we approach the end of the liturgical year the readings for this Sunday remind us of the need to be... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 7, 2021

Faith, hope and love of God

Widows show us the meaning of a generous and loving heart by Sister Carolyn Zahringer Two of Sunday's readings put before us the example of two widows, both poor in many ways but supported by their... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 31, 2021

Don't hold back

Love of God and love of neighbor underpin everything by Sister Sally Ann Brickner Jerusalem is the setting for this Sunday’s Gospel according to Mark. Jesus had arrived at the city to shouts of... Read More

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