Reflection for the Feast of Corpus Christi…June 11, 2023

by Sr Joan Polak ND

If ever the readings of any Sunday gave us the theme, today’s readings shout the theme: “Corpus Christi, Body of Christ.”

In the first reading we hear “and fed you in the desert with manna, was this not Eucharist?” In the second “the bread that…

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Reflection for The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, June 4, 2023

by Judith Moe McCallum, Notre Dame Associate

EXODUS 34:4B-6, 8-9

Early in the morning, Moses went up to Mt. Sinai carrying two stone tablets, as God had commanded. The Lord appeared crying out: “The Lord, the Lord, a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger and rich in kindness and…

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Reflection for Pentecost Sunday…May 28, 2023

by Sr Margaret Hickey ND

Transformation of anyone or anything or any kind usually doesn’t happen in an instant.  Even if it does, one has to sit and reflect on “what just happened here?  Wow!  What does it mean?”

Since Ash Wednesday, through six weeks of Lent, the Holy Triduum,…

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Reflection for the Seventh Week of Easter, May 21, 2023

Phyllis Chandler, Notre Dame Associate

 Rejoice to the extent that you share in the sufferings of Christ,
so that when his glory is revealed you may also rejoice exultantly.
– 1 Peter 4:13

The scripture readings for this Sunday are filled with Jesus’ promise of eternal life.

Along with this hope, however, we…

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Reflection for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 14, 2023

by Cindy Wenninghoff, Notre Dame Associate

I love the readings for this Sunday as they remind us of the wonderful love God has for us and how we can all be one with Him.  The first reading has Philip going into Samaria proclaiming Christ and performing many miracles which…

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Reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Easter…..May 7, 2023

by Sr Celeste Wobeter ND

In today’s Gospel Jesus continues to teach His followers before He ascends to heaven.  He prepares and empowers them to continue His mission throughout the world.  With anxiety and perhaps an awareness of the magnitude of this mission, they question Jesus and declare they…

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Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Easter…April 30, 2023

by Cathy and Gary Leak, Notre Dame Associates

Reading 1: Acts 2:14a, 36-41

Ps 23: 1-3a, 3-4, 5-6

Reading 2: 1Pt 2:20b-25

Gospel: Jn 10: 1-10

In the first reading Peter is taking on the role of shepherd after Jesus has risen from the dead. Peter preaches to the Israelites to repent…

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Reflection for Third Sunday of Easter, April 23, 2023

by Sr Marie Alice Ostry ND

The Scriptures of these past two weeks have invited us to “recognize” the Risen Christ as the Apostles and disciples did– in their day to day living.  I am struck by the part that when Christ appears to those who were close to…

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Reflection for the Second Sunday of Easter…April 16, 2023

by Barbara Hickey, Notre Dame Associate
Gospel John 20:19-31

The disciples recognized Jesus when he appeared to them after His resurrection. He came among them and said “Pease be with you.” He showed them His hands and His side. He then said “As the Father has sent Me, so…

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Reflection for Easter Sunday, April 9, 2023

From Sr. Margaret Proskovec, ND
Reading 1 ~ Acts 10:34a, 37-43
God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power.
He went about doing good… but was put to death by hanging him on a tree.
Reading 2 ~ 1 Cor. 5: 8
Let us celebrate this feast, not with the…

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