By Carol Craven, Notre Dame Associate
Today, we are reminded how much God loves us.
In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
God the Father:
ABBA Father… The God who created each of us and the universe out of love. We are created in…
By Barbara Hickey, Notre Dame Associate
Jesus said to his disciples: “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always.” That Advocate is the Holy Spirit who we received at…
By Sr Mary Ann Zimmer ND
Acts of the Apostles 1:15-17, 20a, 20c-26
First Letter of St. John 4:11-16
Gospel of John 17: 11-19
In today’s Gospel John provides us with a rich, looping, meditation on the themes that Jesus offered the disciples in his farewell to them. Summarized here, they are…
By Marylou Garrett, Notre Dame Associate
The focus of this Sunday’s readings is squarely on God’s lavish love for us, and the question we must ask ourselves is how we are being called to respond to that love.
The second reading makes clear what love truly is: “not that we have…
By Sr Anita Rolenc ND
Acts 9:26-311 John 3:18-24 John 15:1-8
Jesus tells us in John’s Gospel, “I am the vine, you are the branches.” God, as the vine grower, prunes every branch in order that it bear more fruit. We need to remain in Jesus in order to bear…
By Sr Marie Alice Ostry ND
Jn 10:11-18. Jesus said:
“I am the good shepherd.
A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.”
God continues to constantly remind us by saying “I love you” in the Scriptures and we have heard it so often especially during this Easter Season. We…
By Cathy, Notre Dame Associate, & Gary Leak
First Reading Acts 3:13-15,17-19
Psalm 4:2, 4, 7-8, 9
Second Reading 1 John 2:1-5
Gospel Luke 24:35-48
In today’s Gospel, we are reminded of the Paschal Mystery; Jesus’ life, death, Resurrection, and Ascension. Jesus appears to the Apostles, but they think He is a ghost…
By Rita L. Melgares, Notre Dame Associate
GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD FOR HE IS GOOD, HIS LOVE IS EVERLASTING
HIS MERCY ENDURES FOREVER
The following are some thoughts I encountered in preparing a reflection for Divine Mercy Sunday. They have brought to my life – and I hope will fill your…
By Sr Margaret Proskovec ND
Who will roll back the stone from the entrance to the tomb?” [Mark 16:3]
Easter celebrates what God has done for Jesus, for the women who went to the tomb, for the frightened apostles huddled in the upper room, and for each of us.
By Judith Moe McCallum, Notre Dame Associate
Reading from Mark 11:1-11
When I was a child our mother shaped Palm Sunday fronds into crosses. Seventy years later, one of the crosses still adorns the kitchen in my family home, offering a sense of peace and welcoming.
When Jesus and his disciples…