Reflections

Reflection for Palm Sunday, April 10, 2022

By Marylou Garrett, Notre Dame Associate

Palm Sunday’s readings emphasize that Jesus humbly obeyed his Father’s will no matter what the cost might be to himself. In the opening gospel he doesn’t enter Jerusalem with a chariot and stallions like the warrior king so many believed God’s Messiah would…

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Reflection for the Fifth Week in Lent – April 3, 2022

Lent Gospel Reflection

By Kathryn Schinker, Notre Dame Associate

In this fifth week of Lent, the readings speak about light.  And it seems fitting to me as we approach a great light in Christ’s Resurrection from the dead.  This week’s readings confirm that Jesus is the light of the world!  Light represents…

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Reflection for the 4th Sunday of Lent… March 27, 2022

By Edward G McKibbin, Notre Dame Associate

I have noted this Lent that a recurring theme of repentance is present more than ever. I realize this is the case every Lent, but this message has been made ever more clear to me this year.

This Sunday’s Gospel reading is one…

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Reflection for the Week of March 20, 2022

By Phyllis Chandler, Notre Dame Associate
The Lord is kind and merciful… slow to anger and abounding in kindness. (Psalm 103)
Our scripture readings for this, the Third Sunday of Lent, provide rich guidance for each of us in seeking to live according to God’s will.  As an avid gardener…

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Reflection for the 2nd Sunday of Lent, March 13, 2022

Lent Gospel Reflection

By Ann O’Connor, Notre Dame Associate
GOSPEL READING – LUKE 9:28b-36
THE TRANSFIGURATION OF JESUS
In the Gospel reading, the Transfiguration of Jesus supports the identity of Jesus as the Son of God and the voice saying “listen to him” denotes that Jesus is the messenger of God.

In today’s gospel reading…

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Reflection for the First Sunday of Lent…March 6, 2022

Lent Gospel Reflection

By Sr Theresa Maly ND

When a good deed is done, have you ever heard said, “That was really a good Christian thing to do”? Of course you have. We all have probably said it ourselves and I am sure it is absolutely true. On the other hand, have…

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Reflection for the 8th week in Ordinary Time – Feb. 27, 2022

By Rod & Connie Determan, Notre Dame Associates

The reading this week is so powerful and will draw us ever closer to Jesus when we ponder about our beams in our own lives.  I think there are so many times that I believe if only my family and friends…

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Reflection for the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time…Feb. 20, 2022

By Cathy & Gary Leak, Notre Dame Associate
Readings: 1 Sm 26:2, 7-9, 12-13, 22-23
Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 8, 10, 12-13
1 Cor 15:45-49
Alleluia Jn 13:34
Gospel Lk 6:27-38
Jesus says to the many, I give you a new commandment “Love one another as I have loved you,” In the Gospel message today…

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Reflection for the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time…Feb. 20, 2022

By Cathy & Gary Leak, Notre Dame Associate
Readings: 1 Sm 26:2, 7-9, 12-13, 22-23
Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 8, 10, 12-13
1 Cor 15:45-49
Alleluia Jn 13:34
Gospel Lk 6:27-38
Jesus says to the many, I give you a new commandment “Love one another as I have loved you,” In the Gospel message today…

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Reflection for the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – Feb. 20, 2022

By Cathy & Gary Leak, Notre Dame Associate
Readings: 1 Sm 26:2, 7-9, 12-13, 22-23
Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 8, 10, 12-13
1 Cor 15:45-49
Alleluia Jn 13:34
Gospel Lk 6:27-38
Jesus says to the many, I give you a new commandment “Love one another as I have loved you,” In the Gospel message today…

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