Meditation on Ephesians 2:4-10

This is not from you; it is the gift of God. (Ephesians 2:8) 2 Chronicles 36:14-16,19-23; Psalm 137:1-6; Ephesians 2:4-10; John 3:14-21 Paul is emphatic: we have been saved by grace, not by… Continue reading

Your Father who sees… (Mt. 6: 4)

Ash Wednesday Reflection Welcome to another season of Lent! Beginning today, we will be encouraged to take up the traditional practices of fasting, praying, and giving alms. Today, in fact, is set aside as… Continue reading

Meditation on Mark 1:14-20

Come After Me. (Mark 1:17) Readings: Jonah 3:1-5, 10; Psalm 25:4-9; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31 Scripture has a way of condensing a lot of information into a few short sentences, and today’s Gospel is… Continue reading

Meditation on 1 Samuel 3:3-10, 19

Samuel ran to Eli and said, “Here I am.” (1 Samuel 3:5) Readings: Psalm 40:2, 4, 7-10; 1 Corinthians 6:13-15, 17-20; John 1:35-42 Learning to hear God’s voice isn’t always easy. Just ask… Continue reading

The Epiphany of the Lord

The Epiphany of the Lord Readings: Psalm 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-13; Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12 Arise! Shine, for your light has (Isaiah 60:1) What extravagant promises this reading contains! The prophet speaks of… Continue reading

Meditation on 2 Thessalonians 2:1-3, 14-17

Saint Rose of Lima, Virgin (Optional Memorial) Stand firm and hold fast. (2 Thessalonians 2:15) Legend tells us that St. Francis of Assisi was hoeing in his garden one day when one of… Continue reading

Meditation on Matthew 23:13-22

The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Memorial) You lock the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 23:13) When you were a child, did you ever beg your older brothers or sisters to let you… Continue reading

Meditation on Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13

Meditation for August 21, 2016 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time God treats you as sons. (Hebrews 12:7) “Relationship.” The dictionary defines this word as “the way in which two or more people talk… Continue reading

Meditation on Matthew 18:1-5, 10, 12-14

See that you do not despise one of these little ones. (Matthew 18:10) Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), Virgin and Martyr More than in our day, children in Jesus’ time… Continue reading

July 11, 1949 Anniversary of Approbation of Our Institute

On July 11, 2016, our Community Service Board reminded us to recall the legacy left to us by our Sisters.  The C.S.B. wrote: “We reflect upon the bond we share with them and… Continue reading