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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Reflection for Palm Sunday, April 2, 2023

by Edward McKibbin, Notre Dame Associate

Palm Sunday, the First and Second Readings, and the Passion remind us yet again that Jesus’s kingdom is not of this world. The Son of God came not to be served, but to serve. The Second Reading tells us that Jesus did not…

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Reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Lent . . . March 26, 2023

by Marylou Garrett   Notre Dame Associate

On this Fifth Sunday of Lent God assures us that we are not forgotten when we find ourselves in desperate need. In the first reading God puts his spirit into his exiled people, restoring what was dead to life. He gives them a…

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Reflection for the Fourth Week of Lent – March 19, 2023

by Sr Joy Connealy, ND

As we journey through this Lenten season we are asked to deepen our faith – to strengthen our relationship with God.  Being open to this gift of faith empowers us to see with new eyes and to trust God’s presence even when we don’t…

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Reflection for the Third Sunday of Lent…March 12, 2023

by Theresa Wiggs, Notre Dame Associate

In this Sunday’s gospel we hear the story of Jesus meeting a Samaritan woman at the well of Jacob. The woman came to gather water during the hottest part of the day in order to avoid seeing other women who judged her because…

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