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Reflection for Feb. 26, 2012

The season of Lent has begun.  On this first Sunday of Lent we hear about Jesus being led into the desert for forty days.  Did Jesus spend time there doing penance in order to develop greater... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 19, 2012

Talk about faith in action!  In today's Gospel Jesus heals the paralytic and forgives his sins because of his faith and that of his companions.  They could not get the paralytic through the... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 12, 2012

One of the gifts of growing older, in my opinion, has been my appreciation of history.  As a student I didn't have a strong interest in the subject but that changed when my sister introduced me to... Read More

Reflection of Feb. 5, 2012

When I think of the line "for the sake of the Gospel" I think of people who have given their lives to Christ -- Francis and Clare of Assisi, Norbert, Francis Xavier, Our Blessed Mother, Mother... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 29, 2012

In Mark's Gospel today, Jesus enters the synagogue to teach.  He knows who He is (One rooted in the love of the Trinity) and what His mission is ("I have come that you may have life and have it in... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 22, 2012

Many commercials we hear tell us to "Hurry - it's the biggest sale of the season!"  Remember the news reports before Christmas of shoppers nearly breaking down the doors of stores to get those... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 15, 2012

We have "Samuel" times in life when we feel eager to give ourselves fully to someone or something and anticipate the good that will come to our lives …college, a job, marriage, a child… In all the... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 8, 2012

January 9-14 is National Vocation Awareness Week, which begins with the feast of the Baptism of Jesus.  This feast is the bridge between Christmas and Ordinary Time in the Church.  I always find... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 1, 2012

by Sister Agnes Fischer "Mary pondered all these things in her heart." (Luke 2:19) ... God had chosen her for His Mother. ... The Son of God had become human for love of us. ... The first to... Read More

Reflection for Dec. 25, 2011

I love receiving Christmas cards and seeing all the ways in which artists depict the manger scene.  My favorite card this year shows Mary holding the baby Jesus close to her heart, like a mother... Read More