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Preparing for an Arrival

Posted by debbie fields on 12/06/17

Preparing for an Arrival  

Posted on December 6, 2017 by Br. John Marmion Villa - Connect! Sunday Reflection

 

For Sunday, December 10, 2017 Second Sunday of Advent

Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 2 Peter 3:8-14 Mark 1:1-8

Before I entered the monastery, I enjoyed hosting dinner parties at my ... Read More »

An Inviting Warning

Posted by debbie fields on 11/29/17

An Inviting Warning

Posted on November 29, 2017 by Angie Windnagle - Connect! Sunday Reflection

 

For Sunday, December 03, 2017 First Sunday of Advent

Isaiah 63:16B-17, 19B: 64:2-7 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 Mark 13:33-37

We hosted two other families for Thanksgiving this year, which means I spent the week ... Read More »

Gifts on God’s Terms

Posted by debbie fields on 10/11/17

Gifts on God’s Terms

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Anna Carter - Connect! Sunday Reflection

 

For Sunday, October 15, 2017 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Isaiah 25:6-10a Philippians 4:12-14, 19-20 Matthew 22:1-14

Wedding registries. Christmas lists. Return policies. Gift cards. No one can deny that these modern ... Read More »

Harmony as God Intended

Posted by debbie fields on 10/04/17

Harmony as God Intended

Posted on October 4, 2017 by Rev. Mark Suslenko - Connect! Sunday Reflection

 

For Sunday, October 8, 2017 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Isaiah 5:1-7 Philippians 4:6-9 Matthew 21:33-43

God created the beautiful glory of the heavens and the earth, animals, plants and human ... Read More »

Laboring in God’s Vineyard

Posted by debbie fields on 9/27/17

Laboring in God’s Vineyard

Posted on September 20, 2017 by Douglas Sousa, STL - Connect! Sunday Reflection

 

For Sunday, September 24, 2017 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Isaiah 55:6-9 Philippians 1:20c-24, 27a Matthew 20:1-16a

The parable of the laborers in the vineyard stuns the conscience.

We readily relate ... Read More »

The Way of Little Sacrifices

Posted by debbie fields on 8/30/17

The Way of Little Sacrifices

 

 

For Sunday, September 03, 2017 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Jeremiah 20:7-9 Romans 12:1-2 Matthew 16:21-27

Having four kids (and three of them boys close in age) guarantees me at least two things in life: there will always be messes and there ... Read More »

The Kingdom of God in Our Midst

Posted by debbie fields on 7/26/17

The Kingdom of God in Our Midst

17th Sunday Ordinary Time

This Sunday’s Gospel can seem obvious, even cliché. We’ve heard the stories before. Man roaming in field finds treasure, sells everything, buys field. Merchant finds pricey pearl, sells everything, buys pearl. “God is worth it!” we hear loud ... Read More »

Who Likes Waiting?

Posted by debbie fields on 7/12/17

Who Likes Waiting?

Posted on July 12, 2017 by Anna Carter - Connect! Sunday Reflection

 

For Sunday, July 16, 2017 15th Sunday Ordinary Time

Isaiah 55:10-11 Romans 8:18-23 Matthew 13:1-23 or 13:1-9

I’ve heard that if someone waits more than four seconds for your website to load, there’s ... Read More »

The Paradox of Life in Christ

Posted by debbie fields on 6/28/17

The Paradox of Life in Christ

Posted on June 28, 2017 by Angie Windnagle - Midweek Reflection

 

For Sunday, July 02, 2017 13th Sunday Ordinary Time

2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16A Romans 6:3-4, 8-11 Matthew 10:37-42

A few weeks ago, my family and I were involved in a rollover ... Read More »

Moving Beyond Fear

Posted by debbie fields on 6/21/17

Moving Beyond Fear

Posted on June 21, 2017 by Rev. Mark Suslenko - Midweek Reflection

 

 

For Sunday, June 25, 2017 12th Sunday Ordinary Time

Jeremiah 20:10-13 Romans 5:12-15 Matthew 10:26-33

We live in unsettled times. Issues are brewing across the globe, whether in North Korea, Russia, with ... Read More »