Monthly Archives: March 2015

A Reflection on Reality for Palm Sunday

Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH  Somewhere in one of the Gospel accounts, the observation is made that Jesus “knew what was in man.” That sounds ominous, but I think it’s simply stating the fact the he knew our flawed, fallible … 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; Heb 5:7-9, 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 … Continue reading

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The “Sticky Fingers of Divine Providence” – A Reflection 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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