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April 28, 2019: Second Sunday of Easter

By Sister Ann Sullivan | April 25, 2019 |

Spend some time thinking about what you believe about your own afterlife. It is a central issue linked back to the Resurrection.

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April 21, 2019: Easter Sunday

By Sister Ann Sullivan | April 18, 2019 |

Lent and Easter continue asking us to deepen our faith in the promise of new life through the Risen Christ we celebrate on Easter. It is the “heart of the matter.”

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April 14, 2019: Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

By Sister Ann Sullivan | April 11, 2019 |

The readings of this Sunday are mysterious to the disciples and perhaps even to Jesus himself. The message is clearly about establishing the Kingdom of God.

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April 7, 2019: Fifth Sunday of Lent

By Sister Ann Sullivan | April 4, 2019 |

Reading: John 8:1-11 Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. But early in the morning he arrived again in the temple area, and all the people started coming to him, and he sat down and taught them. Then the scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery and made her…

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Keeping Earth: Religious and Scientific Perspectives on the Environment

By Sister Ann Sullivan | September 8, 2017 |

From the time of the first humans assessing where they were and who created them and their world, there has been an understanding that the Universe was created by the hand of a magnificent Creator.  Unfortunately, in centuries since then, religious meaning has focused on issues of the human person​ and not the human in…

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April 26, 2015: Fourth Sunday of Easter

By Sister Ann Sullivan | April 23, 2015 |

Jesus said: “I am the good shepherd. A good shepherd lays down his life for the ship. A hired man, who is not a shepherd and whose sheep are not his own, sees a wolf coming, leaves the sheep and runs away. The wolf catches and scatters them. This is because he works for pay…

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April 19, 2015: Third Sunday of Easter

By Sister Ann Sullivan | April 16, 2015 |

The two disciples recounted what had taken place on the way, and how Jesus was made known to them in the breaking of the bread. While they were still speaking about this, Jesus stood in their midst and said to them, “Peace be with you.” But they were startled, and terrified, and thought that they…

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April 12, 2015: Second Sunday of Easter

By Sister Ann Sullivan | April 9, 2015 |

On the evening of that first day of the week, when the doors were locked where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst saying, “Peace be with you.” The disciples rejoiced when they saw him. Again, Jesus said, “Peace be with you, as the Father has sent…

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April 5, 2015: Easter Sunday

By Sister Ann Sullivan | April 2, 2015 |

Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb. She ran to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved and told them, “They have taken the Lord from the tomb, and we don’t know where they put…

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January 25, 2015: Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Sullivan | January 22, 2015 |

After John had been arrested, Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the gospel of God: “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” As he passed by the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting their nets into the sea; they…

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January 18, 2015: Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Sullivan | January 15, 2015 |

“What are you looking for?” is actually one of the deepest questions we can ask of ourselves or of another person,” Sister Ann Sullivan writes in this Gospel reflection.

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January 11, 2015: Baptism of the Lord

By Sister Ann Sullivan | January 8, 2015 |

This is what John the Baptist proclaimed: “One mightier than I is coming after me. I am not worthy to stoop and loosen the thongs of his sandals. I have baptized you with water; he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” It happened in those days that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and…

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Sister Ann Sullivan, SP, has been a Sister of Providence since 1964. Her primary ministry through those years has been teaching, grades one through graduate level. She presently ministers as a consultant. She has also ministered as director of a mental health center and was founding director of White Violet Center for Eco-Justice.
In her free time you will find Sister Ann enjoying nature in as many ways as possible, especially working in a large perennial and a small vegetable garden. She also values time with family and friends.

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