Reflection for the Fifth Sunday in Lent
It may seem strange to start tonight’s reflection with a memory of Epiphany, but as I sat preparing to celebrate the Feast of Epiphany this past January...Read More.
Reflection for the Fourth Sunday in Lent
Our Scripture readings for the fourth Sunday of Lent invite us to consider this question: What does it mean to cooperate with the plans of God's heart, to use a phrase from Psalm 33? What does it mean to participate in the life of God? Read More.
Reflection for the Third Sunday in Lent
I have a secret that many of you know and that I'm not sure I want the rest of you to know. I like to clean...Read More.
Mourning is not Enough:
On February 14 a very troubled 19-year-old took an AR-15 assault rifle to Marjory Stoneman High School and opened fire killing 14 students and three staff members. The shooting was a horrible tragedy that has become all too familiar to students, teachers, and parents across the country. Read the Full LCWR statement on gun violence.
Reflection for the Second Sunday in Lent
In reflecting on the two Scripture readings we just heard proclaimed -Second Corinthians and Mark - I saw a common thread of opposites...Read More.
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The Sympathetic High Priest
The Letter Hebrews tells us that Jesus differs from all the other high priests that the people have known. He is sympathetic. I would rather think that he is empathetic. There is a subtle but important difference between the two words...Read More.
A life that goes with the flow
As I was casting about for a subject for this week’s column, our prioress suggested that I visit Sister Cyprian, saying, “ She would be an inspiration for readers in how to respond to health issues or anything that happens in life.” Read more
We the Benedictine Sisters of Atchison, Kansas, are called to be faithful to the Gospel and the Rule of St. Benedict. Therefore we are compelled to join LCWR in their statement on DACA.
We the Benedictine Sisters of Atchison, Kansas, are called to be faithful to the Gospel and the Rule of St. Benedict. Therefore we are compelled to join LCWR in their statement on racism.