Posts filed under: Scriptural Reflections

A Dominican Sister reflects on the mystery of God’s call. We all know of instances in our families, in our ministries where we encounter God. These are stories of trust in our God who calls us. May we listen and be attentive to the promptings of our hearts....
A Dominican Friar (priest) remembers the Magi as pilgrims. When we think about the three magi and their journey to find Jesus, it becomes clear that to be human is to be a pilgrim. Our human life is a journey of the heart. It is God’s gift to us....
A Dominican Friar (priest) reflects on hope. Hope is an essential part of who we are as human beings. John the Baptist is an example of hope. John understands that human beings will only know true hope when we find that God is the center of hope. ...
A Dominican Friar (priest) reflects on Advent. It is time to get ready. There is work to be done, paths to be straightened, valleys to be filled, hills to be laid low so that what is inside us is as important as what is under our Christmas tree....
There are two reflections for this feast. One notes that all the readings tell not about the love of power, but rather the power of Love! The other notes that celebrating Jesus as King speaks to the fulfillment of creation, continually being re-created and held in existence by God....
A Dominican Sister reflects: I think today’s theme is, “Do not be satisfied with what you have done in the past. Make the effort to do all that you can. The criteria are: Love of God, love of our neighbors, love of our enemies, and love of creation."...
A Dominican Friar (priest) reflects. He notes that our God is a God of surprises. If we are faithful, and work to address the challenges of today, God will do the rest. God always works through people. So, let’s be open to the ways God may want to respond....
A Dominican Friar (priest) reflects on today’s readings. He notes that the challenge is not to try to understand God but to be aware that God is real and speaks to us in the world that surrounds us. The created world is filled with the presence of God....
A Dominican Friar (priest) reflects that we have only to look to find people who need us to help them through the difficulties of their lives. Today’s readings challenge us to see how good God has been to us and to ask ourselves how we will respond to others....
A Dominican Sister reflects on this third Sunday in the Season of Creation about forgiveness from the heart. Such forgiveness demands conversion and change of our actions. During this Season, she points out that we must also seek forgiveness from Earth and change our ways of living on it....