Gospel Reflections

Deuxième dimanche de Carême – Soeur Antoinette Tombozi, SNDdeN

Deuxième dimanche de Carême – Soeur Antoinette Tombozi, SNDdeN

le 25 février, 2024 Marc 9, 2-10 En ce deuxième dimanche de Carême, l’Eglise notre mère nous invite à méditer sur la Transfiguration de Jésus dans l’Evangile de saint Marc 9,2-10. Jésus prit avec lui Pierre, Jacques et Jean, et les emmena eux seuls, à l’écart sur une...

Deuxième dimanche de Carême – Soeur Antoinette Tombozi, SNDdeN

Second Sunday of Lent – Sister Antoinette Tombozi, SNDdeN

February 25, 2024 Mark 9; 2-10 On this second Sunday of Lent, the Church our mother invites us to meditate on the Transfiguration of Jesus according to the Gospel of Mark. “Jesus took Peter, James and John and led them up a high mountain apart by themselves. There in...

First Sunday of Lent – Sister Biddy Rose Tiernan, SNDdeN

First Sunday of Lent – Sister Biddy Rose Tiernan, SNDdeN

February 18, 2024   Mark 1: 12-15 We are at the beginning of our own Desert experience on this First Sunday of Lent 2024. Wherever we are in the world, in the north or the south, the east or the west, we are surely aware of the moral  barrenness, the human...

Ash Wednesday – Sister Nancy Wellmeier, SNDdeN

Ash Wednesday – Sister Nancy Wellmeier, SNDdeN

February 14, 2024 Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-18 Jesus’ teaching on the mountainside gives us not only the “Our Father” but our “marching orders” for Lent: prayer, almsgiving and fasting. Jesus expects us to work at purifying our intentions when we pray and in all of our...

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sister Helen Bellew, SNDdeN

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sister Helen Bellew, SNDdeN

February 4, 2024 Mark 1: 29-39 “And she waited on them” In Mark’s narrative, this story occurs at the beginning of Jesus public ministry. Preceding this event is the account of Jesus baptism by John in the Jordan, and His 40 days of prayer and fasting in the desert....

Presentation of the Lord – Sister Camilla Burns, SNDdeN

Presentation of the Lord – Sister Camilla Burns, SNDdeN

February 2, 2024 Luke 2: 22-40 The 2nd day of February 1804 Is a day forever memorable in the Annals of the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur as the day marking our origin. On that day, Julie Billiart, Franꞔoise Blin de Bourdon and Catherine Duchậtel...

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sister Mary O’Brien, SNDdeN

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sister Mary O’Brien, SNDdeN

January 21, 2024 Mark 1: 14-20 Perhaps it is significant that John had been arrested before the events described in this Gospel story occurred. That was a turning point, certainly in the life of John himself and of all his friends. He had known that he faced danger in...

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sister Janelle Sevier, SNDdeN

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sister Janelle Sevier, SNDdeN

January 14, 2024 John 1: 35-42 A few things call me to stop and ponder in the readings this weekend; the first is the call of Samuel. Do you, like Samuel, ever experience something that “awakens” you- over and over- a “rumbling” or some call or happening within you?...