Gospel Reflection for March 19, 2023 – 4th Sunday of Lent

Sunday Readings: 1 Samuel 16.1,6-7,10-13; Ephesians 5.8-14; John 9.1-41  Jesus heard that the teachers had expelled the man born blind from the synagogue, Jesus found him and said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?”  The man answered, “Tell me who he is, sir, so I can believe in him.” Jesus said to him,Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 19, 2023 – 4th Sunday of Lent”

NEW! The gospels of Lent in art and prayer

“Use the eyes God gave you.” Lent Cycle A: A Call To Newness makes seeing a way to reflect on the Sunday gospels of Lent. Art works magic. Places the seer in the gospel scenes. Pulls scattered thoughts into focus. Try it. View a sample page. Engage the questions, prayers, and practices. Even better, interest friends and neighbors in keepingContinue reading “NEW! The gospels of Lent in art and prayer”

Pray with the Women of Luke!

Meet, reflect, and pray with the women of Luke’s gospel and the Acts of the Apostles, inspiring women of faith, disciples who follow Jesus from the first, whose tables become house churches. Sister Joan and Sister Ansgar collaborate to bring you the women’s stories in word and art. This book is ideal for sharing in smallContinue reading “Pray with the Women of Luke!”

Gospel Reflection for April 10, 2022 – Palm/Passion Sunday

Sunday Readings: Luke 19.28-40; Isaiah 50.4-7; Philippians 2.6-11; Luke 22.14—23.56  One of the criminals hanging in crucifixion blasphemed Jesus, saying, “Aren’t you the Messiah? Then save yourself and us.” The other, however, rebuking him, said, “Have you no fear of God, seeing you are under the same sentence? We deserve this, after all. We areContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for April 10, 2022 – Palm/Passion Sunday”

Gospel Reflection for April 3, 2022 – 5th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Isaiah 43.16-21; Philippians 3.8-14; John 8.1-8 The scribes and Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery and made her stand in the middle. “Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery. In the law, Moses commanded such women to be stoned. What do you have to say about theContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for April 3, 2022 – 5th Sunday Ordinary Time”

March 27, 2022 – 4th Sunday of Lent

Joshua 5.9, 10-12; 2 Corinthians 5.17-21; Luke 15.1-3, 11-32 “Child, you are with me always, and everything I have is yours. But we had to celebrate and rejoice! This brother of yours was dead and lives again. He was lost and is found” (Luke 15.31-32). Which son is lost? The one who cuts his familyContinue reading “March 27, 2022 – 4th Sunday of Lent”

Gospel Reflection for March 13, 2022 – 2nd Sunday of Lent

Sunday Readings: Genesis 15.5-12, 17-18, Philippians 3.17—4.1, Luke 9.28-3 Jesus took Peter, John and James and went up the mountain to pray. While he was praying, his face changed in appearance and his clothes became dazzling white. Two men were talking with him — Moses and Elijah. Appearing in glory, they spoke of his exodus which he wasContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 13, 2022 – 2nd Sunday of Lent”

What Tempts Us?

What Tempts Us? At Sunday Eucharist today we hear the story of Jesus’ temptations. We share with you a video reflection by Sister Joan. Enjoy it. Pass it on to a friend. Our prayers are with you. Please remember us in yours.

Gospel Reflection for March 6, 2022 – 1st Sunday of Lent

Scripture Readings: Deuteronomy 26.4-10; Romans 10.8-13; Luke 4.1-13 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the desert for 40 days, where he was tempted by the devil.  During that time Jesus ate nothing, and by the end he was hungry. – Luke 4.1-2 In theirContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 6, 2022 – 1st Sunday of Lent”

Gospel Reflection for March 21, 2021 – 5th Sunday of Lent

Sunday Readings: Jeremiah 31.31-34; Hebrews 5.6-7; John 12.20-33 The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. Unless the grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain. But if it dies, it will bear much fruit….If people want to serve me, let them follow me. Where I am, there also myContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 21, 2021 – 5th Sunday of Lent”