Reflection for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Theresa Homan, Notre Dame Associate

​A widow shared with Elijah her last handful of flour and bit of oil. — All that she and her son had to live on. Another widow gave to the temple treasury two small coins. — Her whole livelihood. Christ offered…

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Reflection for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary time

by Theresa Wiggs, Notre Dame Associate

As I read the scripture for this Sunday I am reminded of the beautiful simplicity of my faith. With all the worries and controversies in our politics and in the news, it is reassuring to hear the message from the Gospel. We are…

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Reflection for the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 28, 2018 by Juanita Harding, Notre Dame Associate

A reading from the holy Gospel according to Mark, 10:46-52

In today’s gospel the word “call” is used several times. The blind man, Bartimaeus, calls out to Jesus saying, “Jesus, son of David have pity on me.” The crowd…

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Reflection for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Gospel: Mark 10:35-45

This Sunday’s gospel is one of those gospels that turns life upside down. Here we have two apostles seeking the “prized places” in heaven for being faithful followers. That’s probably what most people would want—some fame, glory and honor for the good they’ve done. However, when…

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Reflection for the Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Kathy Schinker, Notre Dame Associate

What a rich selection of readings. First to seek and to be given wisdom reminds me of the Serenity Prayer asking for serenity in acceptance, courage, and wisdom.

In the second reading, it is very clear that we are “naked and exposed” to…

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Reflection for the Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Cathy ( Notre Dame Associate) & Gary Leak

We all have the same origin … our Lord God. God created Adam then Eve because God knew that man was incomplete. Eve came from Adam showing us how close man and women should be. They are to cling…

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