Monthly Archives: March 2012

Entry Into the Paschal Mystery – A Reflection for Palm Sunday

By Sister Donna Fannon, MHSH Mk 11:1-10 (At the procession); Is 50:4-7; Ps 22:8-19, 17-20, 23-24; Mk 14:1-72; Mk 15:1-39 Palm Sunday ushers us into Holy Week.  As we receive our palm branch and listen to the opening Gospel we … Continue reading

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“Create A Clean Heart in Me, O God” – A Reflection for the Fifth Sunday in Lent

By Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH Jer 31:31-34; Ps 51:3-4, 2-15; Jn 12:20-33 Last spring, during the Easter season, we enjoyed the beauty and fragrance of several hyacinth plants. After they had bloomed and then gradually wilted and dried, I … Continue reading

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The “Sticky Fingers of Divine Providence” – A Refection for the Fourth Week of Lent

By Sister Jane Geiger, MHSH [2 Chr 36:15-16, 19-23; Ps 137:1-6; Jn 3:14-21] “Gutsy” might best describe Nicodemus:  gutsy, but not stupid. It seems he had to meet with Jesus, but he took care to come in the dark so … Continue reading

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Were You There? A Reflection for the Third Week in Lent

By Sister Natalie DeLuca, MHSH [Readings: Ex 20:1-17; Ps 19:8-11; 1 Cor 1:22-25; Jn 2:13-25] We are at the half-way mark.  Lent’s goal of deepening one’s relationship with Christ challenges each of us to answer the haunting question:  Were you … Continue reading

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The Transfiguration – A Reflection for the Second Sunday of Lent

Excerpted from a Meditation by Larry Gillick, S.J., Deglman Center for Ignatian Spirituality [Readings: Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Ps 116:10, 15, 16-19; Rom 8:31b-34; Mk 9:2-10] The Gospel for the Second Sunday of Lent presents the Transfiguration, or the … Continue reading

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