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May 31, 2020: Feast of Pentecost

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 28, 2020 |

“Every day, Jesus breathes into us the Friend, the Advocate, and God’s Spirit he promises to us. Let’s unlock the doors and do as Jesus asks us to do, to do as he did.” Read more of Sister Denise’s Gospel reflection.

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May 24, 2020: Feast of Ascension

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 21, 2020 |

“Do you recognize in yourself or others contradictory values, beliefs, behaviors that fit the description:Two things can be true at the same time?” Read more of Sister Denise’s Gospel reflection.

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May 17, 2020: Sixth Sunday of Easter

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 14, 2020 |

“Jesus prepares his followers for when he will say goodbye to them. Like our goodbyes to loved ones, Jesus reassures his friends that this goodbye to them is not a final goodbye.” Read more of Sister Denise’s Gospel reflection.

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May 10, 2020: Fifth Sunday of Easter

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 7, 2020 |

“Believe me, I am in the Father and the Father is in me — if you can’t believe that, believe what you see — these works.” Read more of Sister Denise’s Gospel reflection.

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May 3, 2020: Fourth Sunday of Easter

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | April 30, 2020 |

“Whose voices call you to be your best? Whose voices console you during rough patches in your life, make you feel safe? Say the names aloud and thank God for them.” Read more of Sister Denise’s Gospel reflection.

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April 26, 2020: Third Sunday of Easter

By Connie Schnapf | April 23, 2020 |

Reading: Luke 24:13-35 That very day, the first day of the week, two of Jesus’ disciples were going to a village seven miles from Jerusalem called Emmaus, and they were conversing about all the things that had occurred. And it happened that while they were conversing and debating, Jesus himself drew near and walked with…

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April 19, 2020: Second Sunday of Easter

By Connie Schnapf | April 16, 2020 |

Reading: John 20:19-31 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 and said to them, “Peace be with you.” When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side.The…

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April 12, 2020: Easter Sunday

By Connie Schnapf | April 9, 2020 |

Reading: John 20:1-9 On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple whom Jesus loved and told them, “They have taken…

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April 5, 2020: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

By Connie Schnapf | April 2, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 26:14-27:66 Read the whole today’s Gospel reading here. From noon onward, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon.And about three o’clock Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”Some of the bystanders who heard it…

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March 29, 2020: Fifth Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 26, 2020 |

Reading: John 11:3-7, 17, 20-27, 33b-45 The sisters sent word to him, saying, “Master, the one you love is ill.” When Jesus heard this he said, “This illness is not to end in death, but is for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified through it.” Now Jesus loved Martha…

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March 22, 2020: Fourth Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 19, 2020 |

Reading: John 9:1, 6-9, 13-17, 34-38 As Jesus passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. He spat on the ground and made clay with the saliva, and smeared the clay on his eyes, and said to him, “Go wash in the Pool of Siloam” (which means Sent). So he went and washed, and…

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March 15, 2020: Third Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 12, 2020 |

Reading: John 4:5-15, 19b-26, 39a, 40-42 Jesus came to a town of Samaria called Sychar,near the plot of land that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there. Jesus, tired from his journey, sat down there at the well. It was about noon. A woman of Samaria came to draw water. Jesus…

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