Gospel Reflections

Twenty-Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Twenty-Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time

  Sunday Reflection by Sister Anne Flanagan, SNDdeN Today’s Gospel contains the Parable of the Two Sons-the “Yes” and “No” sons, as one writer described them. Jesus is speaking to the scribes and the elders. The tax collectors and prostitutes have said “no” to the...

Reflexão de domingo setembro 20 – Portugese

Reflexão de domingo setembro 20 – Portugese

Mateus 20, 1-16a  Reflexão de domingo 20 de setembro - pela Irmã Jane Dwyer, SNDdeN O Evangelho de hoje é uma experiência perturbadora da força dinâmica da Boa Nova. Essa força dinâmica, quando assumida, vira nosso mundo de cabeça para baixo e de um lado para o outro,...

Reflexão de domingo setembro 20 – Portugese

Twenty-fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Matthew 20: 1-16a Sunday Reflection by Sister Jane Dwyer, SNDdeN Today´s Gospel is an unsettling experience of the dynamic force of the Good News. This dynamic force when assumed turns our world upside down and around, inside out and back again moving us ever to...

Twenty-fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Twenty-fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Matt. 18: 21-35 Sunday Reflection by Sister Marie Andre Mitchell, SNDdeN Forgiveness without Limit. Today’s gospel is all about forgiveness. It begins with Peter asking Jesus, “How often must I forgive…” Peter was feeling magnanimous and gives the largest number he...

Twenty-third Sunday of Ordinary Time

Twenty-third Sunday of Ordinary Time

Matthew 18: 15-20  Sunday Reflection by Sister Marie Prefontaine, SNDdeN   Boundaries, like so many realities in life, have their positive and negative influences. Road signs and breakdown lanes, fences to keep pets and animals enclosed and social distancing...

Twenty-second Sunday of Ordinary Time

Twenty-second Sunday of Ordinary Time

Matthew 16: 21-27 Sunday Reflection by Sister Breta Konzi, SNDdeN   The utmost desire of every person is to be protected and helped by the power of God. For the prophet Jeremiah the word of the Lord has become a laughing stock all the day. He is tempted to think...

Reflexão de 21 domingo Agosto 23

Reflexão de 21 domingo Agosto 23

Mateus 16, 13-20 Reflexão de domingo Agosto 23 - pela Irmã Katy Webster, SNDdeN Vamos imaginar um momento esta pergunta dirigida para nós mesmas, para cada uma de nós. Livros e mais livros são escritos sobre a resposta a esta pergunta. Discursos, palestras e cursos...

Reflexão de 21 domingo Agosto 23

Twenty-first Sunday of Ordinary Time

Matt. 16: 13-20 Sunday Reflection by Sister Katy Webster, SNDdeN "Who do you say I am?" Let's imagine for a moment this question directed to ourselves, to each one of us. Books and more books are written about the answer to this question. Talks, lectures and courses...

Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Matthew 15: 21-28 Sunday Reflection by Sister Nina Vandamme, SNDdeN   This passage from the Gospel is about the faith of a Canaanite woman. She did not belong to the chosen people of Israel. Jesus was with his apostles in the region of Tyre and Sidon where the...

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Luke 1: 39 - 56 Sunday Reflection by Sister Tess Rynn, SNDdeN “You couldn’t make it up !!” How often have I said those words over recent months in relation to the ‘Coronavirus.’ Had we read about this present scenario in a novel I imagine we would be inclined to think...