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”

Gospel Reflection for January 17, 2021 – 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: 1 Samuel 3.3-10,19; 1 Corinthians 6.13-15,17-20; John 1.35-42 John the Baptist stood with two of his disciples, looking intently at Jesus walking by. “See the lamb of God,” John said. The two disciples followed Jesus. Noticing that they were following him, Jesus turned around and said to them, “What do you seek?” “Teacher, where do you stay?” Jesus said,Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for January 17, 2021 – 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time”

Finding God

Our 2018 Lenten retreat comes to you from Sister Eleanor Lincoln and Sister Catherine Litecky, both Sisters of St. Joseph who created dozens of online retreats for friends of Good Ground Press. This 8-part retreat—Finding God—was one of the last ones Eleanor and Catherine did for us. We give it to you here as ourContinue reading “Finding God”

Gospel Reflection for January 14, 2018, 2nd Sunday Ordinary Time

Scripture Readings: 1 Samuel 3.3-10, 19; 1 Corinthians 6.13-15, 17-20; John 1.35-42 “Come and see.” – John 1.29 “Come and see,” Jesus says when Andrew wants to learn about him in Sunday’s gospel. “Come and see” is a call to encounter. Come, talk, stay, meet face to face, interact, discover who I am and whatContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for January 14, 2018, 2nd Sunday Ordinary Time”

And Inward

This Lent, I have been doing a lot of breathing exercises. My breath follows me everywhere, is a constant companion. The sound and the rhythm of my breath calms me when I am intentional about listening. It’s a built-in tool for reflection. Focusing on my inhales and exhales, I settle into the tension and balanceContinue reading “And Inward”