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Reflection for Feb. 23, 2020

Going deeper

Sunday's readings challenge us to go the extra mile by Renae Bauer In writing about grace, Don Schwager states: “What makes Christianity distinct from any other religion? It is grace -- treating... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 16, 2020

God's law flows from love and holiness

Grace and freedom are found in fulfilling God's law Sister Agnes Fischer Just after a beautiful lesson on the beatitudes, Jesus talks about the law, about anger, about lawsuits, about adultery and... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 9, 2020

Salt of the earth …. light of the world

As agents for the Gospel we comfort and love wherever we are by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich What would we do without salt? Even in the time of Jesus, salt was important. It was used to preserve meat... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 2, 2020

Called forth to be the light to the world

World Day for Consecrated Life is celebrated on the Presentation of the Lord as a reminder of our mission by Sister Sally Ann Brickner Our lives are marked by a series of encounters. As we grow older... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 26, 2020

A message of unity

St. Paul implores Christians -- then and now -- to be united by Renae Bauer Sunday’s second reading caught my attention. It’s the beginning of Paul’s letters to the church of Corinth in which he... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 19, 2020

Taking the long view

The occasional glimpse at the fruits of God's work can surprise -- and comfort -- us As we move through the cold, dark days of January, I like to look back at the Christmas season and hold its... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 12, 2020

Through baptism, we join Jesus in mission

Our lives are to grow in what we receive at the altar -- the body of Christ by Sister Laura Zelten Sunday’s Gospel will recount Jesus’ baptism in the Jordan River. His baptism is different from ours.... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 5, 2020

Do you see what I see?

Three Kings follow a star to find the Christ child; our journey is much shorter by Sister Carolyn Zahringer What is the meaning of the word Epiphany? Epiphany (noun): The manifestation of Christ to... Read More

Reflection for Dec. 29, 2019

Feast of the Holy Family

Jesus, Mary and Joseph show us how to make room for God's plan by Renae Bauer Being in a relationship – married, vowed, friendship, parent/child, etc. – requires sacrifice. As we celebrate the Holy... Read More

Reflection for Dec. 22, 2019

Fourth Sunday of Advent: The Incarnation is near!

God's promise is fulfilled and offered to all The Feast of the Nativity of the Lord is such GOOD NEWS that its message pervades the readings for the Fourth Sunday of Advent. It is as though the... Read More