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July 5, 2020: Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Alice Shelton | July 2, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 11:25-30 At that time Jesus exclaimed:“I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth,for although you have hidden these thingsfrom the wise and the learnedyou have…

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June 28, 2020: Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Casper | June 25, 2020 |

“I will identify the “cups of cold water” I can give this week. Perhaps I can literally quench someone’s thirst or hunger. Or I can write a note, bake cookies for a neighbor, or make a phone call to someone who lives alone. The possibilities of small acts of kindness are endless!”

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June 21, 2020: Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Casper | June 18, 2020 |

“In prayer, I will ask for the courage to raise my voice in defense of someone who is being spoken ill of or being left out.”

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June 14, 2020: Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

By Sister Ann Casper | June 11, 2020 |

Spend time reflecting “why” we eat his flesh and drink his blood — to have life; to remain in him, as he remains in us; to feed on him so we will have life and be a source of life to others; to live forever.

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June 7, 2020: The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

By Sister Ann Casper | June 4, 2020 |

What does “Trinity” the Gospel preached speak to you?

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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…

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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…

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