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”
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”
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”
Today is the Feast of the Annunciation. To celebrate, we are posting a reflection by Sister Joan. Mary’s yes, your yes, the yes from the cosmos is all part of being in God. Blessings on your day.
Sunday Readings: Exodus 3.1-8, 13-15, 1 Corinthians 10.1-6, 10-12, Luke 13.1-9 Jesus spoke this parable. A man had a fig tree that had been planted in his vineyard. He came looking for fruit on it but found none. He said to the gardener: “Look here! For three years now I have come looking for figs onContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 20, 2022 – 3rd 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? 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.
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”
Sunday Readings: Sirach 27.4-7; 1 Corinthians 15.54-58; Luke 6.39-45 Why do you see a splinter in your neighbor’s eye but not notice the beam in your own? How can you say to your neighbor, “Let me take the splinter out of your eye” when you yourself do not see the beam in your own? Hypocrite, first,Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for February 27, 2022 – 8th Sunday Ordinary Time”
Sunday Readings: Jeremiah 17.5-8; 1 Corinthians 15.12, 16-20; Luke 6.17, 20-26 Jesus stood on a level place where a crowd of his disciples and a large crowd of people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the coast of Tyre and Sidon were gathered. Raising his eyes toward his disciples, he said, “Blessed are you poor because yoursContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for February 13, 2022 – 6th Sunday Ordinary Time”