Charity Reflections

Spiritual reflections by Sisters and Associates

March 29, 2018 – Holy Thursday

Readings: Exodus 12:1-8,11-14; Psalm 116; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-15 This day, rich with symbols, with emotions, with touch, is almost too much to take in at once. Experience the touch of hands at the table, giving and receiving unleavened bread, handing...

March 18, 2018 – Fifth Sunday of Lent

Readings: Jeremiah 31: 31-34; Psalm 51; Hebrews 5: 7-9; John 12: 20-33 Today’s scripture bids us to open our ears and listen with our hearts, for it is Yahweh who speaks, “See the days are coming when I will make a covenant with the House of Israel.” So be comforted...

March 11, 2018 – Fourth Sunday of Lent

Readings: 2 Chronicles 36:14–16, 19–23; Psalm 137; Ephesians 2:4–10; John 3:14–21 Today is Laetare Sunday, a day of celebration. “Rejoice, O Jerusalem, and come together all you that love her: rejoice with joy.” (Is. 66:10) Rejoice, that we have celebrated 200 years...

March 4, 2018 – Third Sunday of Lent

Readings: Exodus 20: 1-17; Psalm 19:8-11; 1 Corinthians 1:22-25; John 2:13-25 Our readings for Sunday deal with laws and authority, appropriate topics for this penitential season. Lent is a good time to review the rules, so we start with the Ten Commandments in the...

February 18, 2018 – First Sunday of Lent

Readings: Genesis 9:8-15; Psalm 25; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:12-15 Forty days in the desert                                Forty days of Lent Tempted by Satan                                         Tempted by today’s evils Led by the...