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Reflection for July 28, 2019

The Lord's Prayer and the late-night visitor

We are called to persist in growing in God just as God persists in calling us How loving and merciful is God? All three readings for Sunday give examples but let’s focus on the Gospel. After teaching... Read More

Reflection for July 21, 2019

Hospitality: to be present, fully and joyfully

Sunday's readings emphasize the blessings of being present to others Read More

Reflection for July 14, 2019

Seeing and responding

The parable of the Good Samaritan illustrates that love supersedes all by Sister Rose Jochmann Sunday's Gospel reading is the familiar parable of the Good Samaritan.  A scholar of the law asked... Read More

Reflection for July 7, 2019

Independence Day, freedom and peace

Authentic peace flows from our relationship with one source by Sister Charlene Hockers We just celebrated Independence Day -– a day in which we remember how the gift of freedom was given to our... Read More

Reflection for June 30, 2019

Deeper, richer -- and more challenging

Choosing Jesus as the center of one's life is a radical 'yes' “Follow me,” says Jesus in Sunday’s Gospel. Following Jesus is deeper, richer and more challenging than the two words might indicate.... Read More

Reflection for June 23, 2019

Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Eucharist is Jesus' 'gift of himself with us always' by Sister Mary Kabat This Sunday takes us back to the table on that first Holy Thursday when Jesus gathered with his disciples. The disciples... Read More

Reflection for June 16, 2019

Creator Redeemer, Sanctifier

The Feast of the Most Holy Trinity sums up God's presence in our lives by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich “In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit ..." We use these words every... Read More

Reflection for June 9, 2019

Squaring our divisions with the message of unity

Readings for Pentecost Sunday remind us of God's call to be one by Sister Ann Rehrauer As I reflected on the Scriptures for this weekend’s feast, I was struck by the sense of UNITY that permeates the... Read More

Reflection for June 2, 2019

Seeing Jesus in one another

Conversion, or change, draws us closer to Christ and is necessary to grow in our mission of serving him through others by Sister Sally Ann Brickner Conversion is at the heart of Franciscan communal... Read More

Reflection for May 26, 2019

The new heaven, the new earth

God's kingdom is complete because it is God The Book of Revelation is widely considered the Bible’s most difficult book to understand. Its symbolic and allegorical style is largely unfamiliar to the... Read More