Posts filed under: Scriptural Reflections

There are two reflections for the feast of the Holy Trinity. Both authors focus on the mystery and experience of love and relationship. We have been created by Love, out of Love, and for Love. This speaks to our experience of the triune God in our lives....
A Dominican Sister reflects on the Ascension. She notes, the apostles were challenged to look inside of themselves and remember what Jesus had taught them… Do we sometimes “stand looking up at the sky” wondering what we can do? Let us open our eyes...
A Dominican Sister reflects on the Sunday Scriptures on Earth Day. She reminds us that as we continue to truly understand our place on this planet, we discover a deep love not only binding us with each other but binding us as creatures with all of God’s creatures....
A Dominican Sister reflects on the Gospel of John. She talks about the story of Jesus feeding the multitude. When Jesus blesses the bread and the fish, there is more than enough. God gives in abundance. Sister reminds us to share our gifts with one another....
A Dominican Sister Theologian reflects on the Easter Saturday Scriptures. We hear that with the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, the fearful became courageous, the timid became bold, the disbelievers became proclaimers of the Good News that Jesus had been raised, and that life was stronger than death....
A Dominican sister Theologian reflects on the Emmaus story which is the Gospel of Easter Wednesday. She notes that when the two disciples and Jesus gather for a meal together, it is, in the breaking of the bread, that their eyes are opened and they recognize him!...
A Dominican Friar (priest) reflects on the Sunday scriptures. We are approaching the passion and death of Jesus. Jesus uses the analogy of wheat falling to the earth and producing much fruit after it died. Jesus tells us that whoever loses his/her life will preserve it....
A Dominican Friar (priest) reflects on the Sunday message. We know that there is no life without light. The gospel calls us to go into the light and to invite new life to come into our world. In Jesus we are given a distinctive way of experiencing the world....
A Dominican Sister reflects on the Transfiguration in light of the Parkland School shootings. The students are a modern example of being transfigured. She notes that the teens speak a wise, demanding message, their eyes are opened. A link is given to the teens' original song SHINE....
As we prepare for the Olympics, a Dominican Sister reflects on relaying and passing on the torch of truth and love. Quoting Saint Catherine, “If you are who you are called to be, you will set the world ablaze.” We are each called and are important to the relay....