Every Sunday Belongs To Luke

Beginning next week, every Sunday Gospel until Advent is from the Gospel of Luke. For 23 consecutive Sundays we hear Luke’s stories and parables of forgiveness and healing. We experience Jesus standing up for the poor and forgotten, searching for the lost sheep, lost coin, lost souls.

 These powerful stories that feed our faith deserveContinue reading “Every Sunday Belongs To Luke”

Two Books For Lent!

This Lent we read from Luke’s Gospel with his stories of forgiveness, compassion, and second chances. Sister Joan’s new book is ideal for faith-sharing groups, Bible study, RCIA, homilists, and anyone who wants to understand scripture better. Only $10! Order online at goodgroundpress.com or call us at 800-232-5533. Sister Joan and Sister Ansgar have collaborated for aContinue reading “Two Books For Lent!”

Happy Mardi Gras!

Mardi Gras means Fat Tuesday. In years past people didn’t eat meat for all of Lent, so this was their last chance to fry pancakes in bacon fat. We have gone beyond that small feast to all-out parties and carnivals. Margaret Murray, CSJ, from the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Los Angeles province, givesContinue reading “Happy Mardi Gras!”

Live from St. Paul!

Sister Joan and St. Luke Beginning Monday, February 11, Sister Joan is teaching a class on Luke’s Gospel at Wisdom Ways Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. We read from Luke on 41 Sundays and feast days in 2019. This class is an opportunity to engage in creative and critical exploration of Luke’s themes and stories. All areContinue reading “Live from St. Paul!”

2019: The Year of Luke’s Gospel

We read from Luke’s Gospel at 41 of the Sunday and feast day liturgies in 2019. This year is a great time to become a student of Luke. His themes of justice for the poor, a voice for women, and second chances for everyone resonate with our own experiences. Sister Joan’s new book—Luke’s Gospel: Written for Us—isContinue reading “2019: The Year of Luke’s Gospel”