Charity Reflections

Spiritual reflections by Sisters and Associates

April 26, 2020 — Third Sunday of Easter

April 26, 2020 — Third Sunday of Easter

Readings: Acts 2:14, 22–33; Psalm 16; 1 Peter 1:17–21; Luke 24:13–35 Matthew’s gospel records an earthquake preceding the announcement of Jesus’ resurrection—such a fitting symbol for what happened to the disciples—their world was turned upside down; nothing was as it...

April 10, 2020 – Good Friday

April 10, 2020 – Good Friday

Readings: Isaiah 52:13–53:12; Psalm 31; Hebrews 4:14–16, 5:7–9; John 18:1-19:42 “Were you there when they crucified my Lord?   …Sometimes it causes me to tremble …tremble …tremble.” Every Good Friday we commemorate the suffering of Jesus Christ in his final...

April 9, 2020 – Holy Thursday

April 9, 2020 – Holy Thursday

Readings:  Exodus 12:1–8, 11–14; Psalm 116; 1 Corinthians 11:23–26; John 13:1–15 DO THIS IN MEMORY OF ME! For Jesus, this day was the celebration of the Passover. Often during his life, Jesus spent Passover with his Mom and Dad and extended family, but this time...

March 29, 2020 – Fifth Sunday of Lent

March 29, 2020 – Fifth Sunday of Lent

Readings: Ezekiel 37:12–14; Psalm 130:1–8; Romans 8:8–11; John 11:1–45 Martha, Mary, and Lazarus were good friends of Jesus. They probably expected him to come to Bethany immediately when he heard that Lazarus was sick. But Jesus did not come for several days. When he...

Time and Eternity

Time and Eternity

Time shall be no more. Eternity reigns. An eternity of endless days, endless ages — time, division of time no more. My God how awful (awe inspiring) this thought. All I know is there will be no more of such time as is now my own. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (CW IIIa, 508)...

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