Ash Wednesday Gospel Reflection 2022

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 by Sister Barbara Theilla, SNDdeN THEME: Choosing goodness secures life with and for God BACKGROUND: The Gospel of Matthew and Matthew 6: 1-6 and 16-18, refer regularly to Jewish religious leaders, the local town synagogue, the Mosaic Law and the Torah as well as to the small Christian communities (eklesia) emerging

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Prayer for International Migrants Day

Strangers in a Foreign Land Lord God, help us to remember those who tonight will go to sleep unfed and unwelcome,strangers in foreign lands, people who have fled for their lives and are far from their homes.We lift up to you those who are escaping persecution and conflict, having fled death, torture or ruthless exploitation.

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Advent Week 3 Gospel Reflection 2021

Sunday, December 12, 2021 by Sister Ginny Scally, SNDdeN For most of my years (and now, that’s a LOT of them!), I honestly thought we “rejoiced” in the pink on this Sunday of Advent because we were half-way through this liturgical season! We were that much closer to the celebration of Christmas! Somehow this Advent,

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Advent Week 1 Gospel Reflection 2021

Sunday, November 28, 2021 by Sister Marna Rogers, SNDdeN Vengeance Day “…It will seem like all hell has broken loose–sun, moon, stars, earth, sea, in an uproar and everyone all over the world in a panic, the wind knocked out of them by the threat of doom, the powers-that-be-quaking…And then, then–then! They’ll see the Son

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A Prayer for Memorial Day

In the quiet sanctuaries of our own hearts, let each of us name and call on the One whose power over us is great and gentle, firm and forgiving, holy and healing: You who created us, who sustain us, who call us to live in peace, hear our prayer this day. Hear our prayer for

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