Gospel Reflections

Second Sunday of Lent

Second Sunday of Lent

Second Sunday of Lent - Sister Magdalen Lawler, SNDdeN Mark 9: 2-10 February 28, 2021 The Transfiguration Uncreated Light. ‘Longing to become in us everything You are…’In these days of darkness into which we have been plunged by the pandemic, we long for light to...

First Sunday of Lent

First Sunday of Lent

Mark 1: 12 - 15 First Sunday of Lent - Sister Edna Maier, SNDdeN February 21, 2021 Oh Blessed Beginning! "Lent" = "Springtime": a time for another walk with Jesus, another glimpse into His Gift of the Spirit, and a renewed awareness that in any form of Satan's...

Quarta-feira de Cinzas

Quarta-feira de Cinzas

Quarta-feira de Cinzas - Irmã Maria Tecla da Silva, SNDdeN Mateus 6, 1-6, 16-18 14 de fevereiro de 2021 O Evangelho de hoje indica os elementos para uma caminhada  espiritual: a oração, o jejum e a esmola (cf. Mt 6, 1-6.16-18). Estes três elementos exigem a...

Quarta-feira de Cinzas

Ash Wednesday – English

Ash Wednesday - Sister Maria Tecla da Silva, SNDdeN Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-18 February 17, 2021 CHARITY, PRAYER AND FASTING - Today's Gospel highlights the elements of a spiritual journey: prayer, fasting and almsgiving (cf. Mt 6, 1-6.16-18). These three demand that one...

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Sister Marie Tighe, SNDdeN February 14, 2021 Mark 1: 40-45 “Lord if you want to you can cure me.” Jesus saw the man’s tremendous courage in risking the anger of the people who shunned him and refused to allow him to come near to them....

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mark 1: 29-39 Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Sister Mary Ann Cook, SNDdeN February 7, 2021 Today’s gospel is from the fast-paced first chapter of Mark. In rapid succession, Mark has had Jesus baptized in the Jordan, tempted in the desert, preaching with authority,...

Festa da Apresentação do Senhor – Português

Festa da Apresentação do Senhor – Português

  Lucas 2, 22-40 - Irmã Sandra Araújo dos Santos, SNDdeN 2 de fevereiro de 2021 Este Evangelho, que nos é tão familiar, sempre pode nos surpreender se assim o permitirmos. Hoje, ao lê-lo para preparar minha contribuição para o espaço de espiritualidade no site...

Festa da Apresentação do Senhor – Português

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

  Luke 2: 22-40 - Sister Sandra Araújo dos Santos, SNDdeN February 2, 2021 Fall and Rise - Pain and Consolation - Just and Devout This Gospel, so familiar to us, can always surprise us if we allow it to. Today, as I read it to prepare my contribution to the...

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

  Mark 1: 21-28 - Sister Jo Threlfall, SNDdeN The experience of the Pandemic in the past year has probably given us the time to stop and reflect on life and events that have changed our world. It has also given us the opportunity to do some self-reflection....

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mark 1: 14-20 - Sister Agnes Nelson, SNDdeN In today’s Gospel we hear Jesus proclaiming that the kingdom of God is close at hand and we then see him calling his first disciples. I think these two incidents are intrinsically linked. The first call of the Apostles was I...