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”
Sunday Readings: Isaiah 6.1-8; 1 Corinthians 15.1-11; Luke 5.1-11 Simon and all who were with him were absolutely amazed at all the fish they had caught and so were his partners, James and John, the sons of Zebedee. Then Jesus said to Simon, “Don’t be afraid. From now on you will be catching people instead ofContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for February 6, 2022 – 5th Sunday Ordinary Time”
Sunday Readings: Jeremiah 1.4-5, 17-19, 1 Corinthians 13.4-13, Luke 4.21-30 After reading a passage from the prophet Isaiah in his hometown synagogue, Jesus sat down and began to speak. “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.” All who were present spoke favorably of him; they marveled at the appealing discourse which came from hisContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for January 30, 2022 – 4th Sunday Ordinary Time”
Sunday Readings: Nehemiah 8.2-4, 5-6, 8-10; 1 Corinthians 12.12-30; Luke 1.1-4, 4.14-21 Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had been raised. He went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day as he usually did and stood up to read. The scroll of Isaiah the prophet was handed to him. Unrolling the scroll, Jesus found the place whereContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for January 23, 2022 – 3rd Sunday Ordinary Time”