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Reflection for July 19, 2020

Separating weed from wheat

The perfect harvest comes from tending to  God's good seeds by Sister Laura Zelten I love to garden and this year I have been taking care of my Dad’s flowers at his home in De Pere. Dad had planted... Read More

Reflection for July 12, 2020

To hear, accept and commit to God's Word

The Sower and the Seed parable speaks to us as students and teachers by Sister Madonna Swintkoske In the parable of the Sower and the Seed, Jesus speaks to us -- the hearers -- about different ways... Read More

Reflection for July 05, 2020

An invitation to rest

In these times of stress, the Lord's invitation is one to share with others Sister Jane Riha “Come to me, all of you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and... Read More

Reflection for June 28, 2020

A bed, table, chair and lamp

What kind of room have I prepared for God -- and God's people? by Renae Bauer She saw something holy in Elisha. Whatever it was, she felt compelled to make a room for him. This way, whenever he... Read More

Reflection for June 21, 2020

Through trials and joys

God is with us through life's ups and downs, and so are our fathers  by Sister Laura Zelten This weekend we celebrate the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time and Father’s Day. In our Gospel, Jesus instructs... Read More

Reflection for June 14, 2020

Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

We become one through receiving and sharing of Jesus   by Sister Mary Kabat The Body of Christ.  Amen. Didn’t we long to hear those words spoken to us and to make our response of faith during the... Read More

Reflection for June 7, 2020

The great mystery

Trinity Sunday  emphasizes a tenet of our faith we say every day by Sister Ann Rehrauer This weekend’s feast celebrates one of the central mysteries of our faith – our belief in One God who is a... Read More

Reflection for May 31, 2020

Pentecost Sunday

The outpouring of the Holy Spirit allows us to receive and share  the blessings of God by Renae Bauer Receive and share. These are the two messages on Pentecost Sunday. In the first reading, the... Read More

Reflection for May 24, 2020

Baptize and teach

Ascension Sunday reminds us  that our mission is two-fold by Sister Agnes Fischer The mission of the Domestic Church is the same as that of the Universal Church, only in a minor scale: "Baptize them... Read More

Reflection for May 17, 2020

The gift of the Holy Spirit

This Advocate remains with us even as we navigate the pandemic by Sister Sally Ann Brickner Sunday’s first reading from the Acts of the Apostles relates how the Apostle Philip visited the city of... Read More