HOLY WEEK 2014: Reflection for Easter Sunday

by Joan Chittister, osb Acts 10:34a, 37-43 | Colossians 3:1-4 | John 20:1-9 Interesting. The day starts and ends at the tomb. No flash of light. No announcement. Simply the awareness that what has been is gone. Mary Magdalene, in the dark, notes that the stone has been moved. John, at the door, notes that … Continue reading HOLY WEEK 2014: Reflection for Easter Sunday

CHRISTMAS 2013: Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family, Dec. 29

by Megan McKenna Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14 | Colossians 3:12-21 | Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23 "Who are we drawing into the circle of God?" For us, just days after the child is born, danger appears. Oh, the book of Sirach seeks with folk wisdom in the culture of the Jewish family to teach what the commandment "Honor … Continue reading CHRISTMAS 2013: Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family, Dec. 29