Scripture Reflection . . . Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Amos 7:12-15 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 85 “Lord, let me see your kindness and grant us your salvation.” Second Reading: Ephesians 1:3-14 Gospel: Mark 6:7-13 ”Take nothing for the journey but a walking stick . . .” As a child my family frequently went… Continue reading Traveling light
Scripture Reflection . . . Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Ezekiel 17:22-24 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 92: “Lord, it is good to give thanks to you.” Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 Gospel: Mark 4:26-34 The Readings today bring forth images of abundance and generosity that call forth gratitude. We hear of lofty mountains, majestic… Continue reading June 17th – Thank you!
Scripture Reflection . . . Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Genesis 3:9-15 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 130 “With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.” Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 Gospel: Mark 3:20-35 Yesterday a father and his young 3-year old daughter were visiting our array of farm animals out behind our… Continue reading June 10th – Seeing the unseen
Scripture Reflection . . . Palm Sunday Procession Reading Mark 11:1-10 First Reading: Isaiah 50:4-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 22 “My God, My God, why have you abandoned me?” Second Reading: Philippians 2:6-11 Gospel: Mark 14:1-15:47 “Morning after morning [God] opens my ear that I might hear.” (Isaiah). One part of the Passion Scriptures that is… Continue reading March 25th – Holy Emptiness
Scripture Reflection . . . Fifth Sunday of Lent First Reading: Jeremiah 31:31-34 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 51 “Create a clean heart in me, O God.” Second Reading: Hebrews 5:7-9 Gospel: John 12:20-33 When we feel overwhelmed by all the things we think we have to do, one of our Sisters is known to remind us… Continue reading March 17th – Essentials of life
Scripture Reflection . . . Fourth Sunday of Lent First Reading: 2 Chronicles 36:14-16, 19-23 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 137. “Let my tongue be silenced if I ever forget you!” Second Reading: Ephesians 2:4-10 Gospel: John 3:14-21 Today’s Readings begin with the external structure of the Temple in Jerusalem that is destroyed with the lapse of… Continue reading March 11th – Believing is freeing
Scripture Reflection . . . Third Sunday of Lent First Reading: Exodus 20:1-17 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 19 “Lord, you have the words of everlasting life.” Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:22-25 Gospel: John 2:13-25 At the end of today’s Gospel Reading John writes that Jesus “did not need anyone to testify about human nature. He understood… Continue reading March 4th – Deeper, not more