Gospel Reflections

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Sixth Sunday of Easter - Sister Michela Sheehan, SNDdeN May 9, 2021 John 15: 9-17 “Only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.” -Martin Luther King The past year has witnessed multitudes living out the request of Jesus to love one another...We say gracias. a...

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Fifth Sunday of Easter - Sister Eileen Cassidy, SNDdeN May 2, 2021 John 15: 1-8 As I read today’s Gospel, I found myself listening to it as a disciple at the Last Supper, and then reflecting on it, post-Pentecost, in the light of all that had happened. I decided to...

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Fourth Sunday of Easter - Sister Helen Bellew, SNDdeN John 10: 11-18 April 25, 2021 In preparation for this reflection, I took a first focused look at today’s Gospel reading in mid-February. One of my initial thoughts was to find a parallel image in today’s world that...

Derde zondag na Pasen Liturgisch

Derde zondag na Pasen Liturgisch

Derde zondag na Pasen Liturgisch jaar B  - Zuster Nina Vandamme, SNDdeN 18 April,  2021 Bezinning bij Lc. 24:35-48 Dit evangelie volgt op wat twee leerlingen beleefden in het Emmaüsverhaal. Ze ontmoeten een man, Jezus, die vol belangstelling en meeleven met hen mee...

Derde zondag na Pasen Liturgisch

Third Sunday of Easter

Third Sunday of Easter - Sister Nina Vandamme, SNDdeN April 18, 2021 Luke 24: 35-48 This gospel reading comes after the experience of two disciples in the Emmaus narrative. They meet a man – Jesus – who, full of understanding and empathy, joins them on their journey...

Second Sunday of Easter

Second Sunday of Easter

Second Sunday of Easter - Sister Shamani Mampande, SNDdeN John 20: 19-31 April 11, 2021 It is the second Sunday after Easter.  With joyful lips we all sing “Alleluia,” for He is risen indeed. He is full of mercy and comes to give us life, life in abundance, only if we...

Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday  - Sister Theresa Rynn, SNDdeN Mark 16 1-8 April 4, 2021 I have often thought how lucky I am to have been born in a country where Easter coincides with Spring. The winter waiting is over and all the signs in nature speak of new awakenings, new life, and...

Vendredi Saint – français

Vendredi Saint – français

Vendredi Saint - Soeur Honorine Yamba, SNDdeN Jean 18, 1-19, 42 le 2 avril, 2021 Nous célébrons le premier jour du Triduum pascal. C'est donc le jour de la croix victorieuse, d'où Jésus nous a laissé le meilleur de Lui-même: Marie comme mère, le pardon —à ses...

Vendredi Saint – français

Good Friday – English

Good Friday - Sister Honorine Yamba, SNDdeN John 18: 1-19, 42 April 2, 2021 We are celebrating the first day of the Pascal Triduum. It is the day of the victorious cross upon which Jesus left us the best of himself: Mary as mother, pardon including to his...

Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday - Sister Barbara Thiella, SNDdeN John 13:1-15 April 1, 2021 Hear Me: Do What I Do and Remember Me Come, let us walk together into a supper room and observe Jesus and his closest companions reclining at a table. As twilight disappears, it is Passover....