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Reflection for Sunday – September 19, 2021

Readings: Wisdom2: 12,17-20; James 3:16-4:3; Mark 9:30-37 Preacher: Dierdre McKiernan Hetzler In the Gospel, Mark often portrays the disciples as... Read More →

Reflection for Sunday – September 12, 2021

Readings: Isaiah 50:5-9A; James 2: 14-18; Mark 8: 27-35 Preacher: Gloria Ulterino We live in a broken world. A bruised... Read More →

Reflection for Sunday – September 5,2021

Readings: Isaiah 35: 4-7a; James 2: 1-5; Mark 7:31-37 Preacher: Sr. Barbara Moore One can easily see how the early... Read More →

Reflection for Sunday – August 29, 2021

Readings: Deuteronomy 4: 1-2, 6-8; James 1:17-18, 21b-22, 27; Mark 7: 1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Click here to download a PDF... Read More →

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Phoebe’s Story

In case you missed it, September 3rd is St. Phoebe’s Feast Day.  I’m guessing that you missed it.  I’m also guessing that you may well be wondering this: Who, exactly, is Phoebe?  And why is she considered so important that she’s given a Feast Day? More…

Video of Sunday Reflections

Sue Howard provided a video of her reflection for Sunday, February 28, 2021.  You can play directly on this page or click the link below to view on YouTube.

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This web site provides the opportunity to hear a variety of voices reflecting on the scriptures used in Sunday Masses. Lay men and women will contribute, along with priests and deacons, so that a diversity of viewpoints and experiences will inform and inspire the reader’s reflections.  The site will be continuously expanded and improved to provide additional resources.  If you have any suggestions or would like more information, please contact us.


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For Your Lenten Consideration

Inspired by the newest encyclical by Pope Francis “Fratelli Tutti” On fraternity and social friendship, the core team of Sensus Fidelium searched for a way to incorporate the tenants of the encyclical into our Lenten practice. The Vatican writers offer this summary that helps us focus our efforts: God is universal love, and as long as we are part of that love and share in it, we are called to universal fraternity, which is openness to all. There are no “others,” no “them,” there is only “us”. We want, with God and in God, an open world (Ch. 3), a world without walls, without borders, without people rejected, without strangers. To achieve this world, we must have an open heart (Ch. 4).   Read more.

Viewer shares faith

Sonja Livingston has offered an essay reflecting on the Daily Work of her faith.  You can play directly on this page or click the link below to view on YouTube.

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My Daily Work

By Sonja Livingston Today I’m wearing what I call my “love” necklace. It’s actually a prayer rope made of glass... Read More →

Sr. Barbara Moore, RSM Blog

Sister Barbara posts a weekly blog on the Sunday readings.  Click here to view and subscribe.

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