Easter Sunday Gospel Reflection

Sunday, April 17, 2022 by Anne-Louise Nadeau, SNDdeN The End…or the Beginning? It was early Sunday morning after two days of trauma, suffering, questioning, and crying, when I decided to take a chance and go visit my friend's tomb while it was still dark hoping we would not be noticed. Although I am the only

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Easter Vigil Gospel Reflection

Saturday, April 16, 2022 by Sandra Araujo Santos, SNDdeN Waiting in Hope with Mary In today's Gospel the women return bringing perfume for Jesus' body. Today's feast has a restoring power that even where a situation of pain is anticipated and celebrated joyfully as a feast day of life. Reflecting on this Gospel text in

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Good Friday Gospel Reflection

Friday, April 15, 2022 by Sister Marilyn Pechillo, SNDdeN Many people question the name Good Friday. What is so good about it? It commemorates the worst of humanity, the merciless unleashing of violence against the good Jesus of Nazareth. We see the worst of humanity lashing out against the good Teacher, the healer and miracle

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Holy Thursday Gospel Reflection

Thursday, April 14, 2022 by Sister Marilyn Kerber, SNDdeN Holy Thursday. The Lord's Supper. This first day of the Triduum carries with it so many meaningful remembrances and symbols. Pause for just a moment or so to bring just some of them to mind. When I do so my mind fills to overflowing with both

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Palm Sunday Gospel Reflection

Sunday, April 10, 2022 by Sister Maureen O'Brien, SNDdeN The overlapping images of Palm Sunday, then and now, lead us into places where Hosannas and laments merge into one. The Gospel of Saint Luke, in today's liturgy, sets the stage for the triumphal entry of Christ into Jerusalem. Crowds acclaim him and wave palm branches

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Second Sunday of Lent Gospel Reflection 2022

Sunday, March 13, 2022 by Sister Eileen Burns, SNDdeN Have you ever climbed a mountain? In my experience climbing up means pacing your breathing, keeping to a trail, spotting breath-taking vistas of the land below you and around you as you go higher. You should carry water with you as you go. Sometimes there are

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