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Gospel Reflections 2017

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:58

To trust in God

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel-12th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 25 June 2017 (Matthew 10:26-33)

Mercy Sister Veronica Lawson introduces us to the story of Najaf Mazari, an Afghani Hazara rugmaker in reflecting on this week’s gospel.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:52

Hungering for the bread of life

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel-The Body and Blood of Christ Year A, 18 June 2017 (John 6:51-58)

Let us ground our faith in action to address the issue of global hunger and the circumstances that inhibit access to “bread” for all, writes Sister Veronica Lawson rsm.

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel- Trinity Sunday Year A, 11 June 2017  (John 3:16-18)

God is not a distant God, but rather a God of communion, and a God in communion with the world, writes Mercy Sister Veronica Lawson.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:17

'Peace be with you'

Reflection on the Gospel- Pentecost Sunday Year A, 4 June 2017 (Acts 2:1-11; John 20:19-23)

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150On this feast of the Holy Spirit, we might consider looking at how much of our personal and collective resources we invest in the things that make for peace, writes Sister Veronica Lawson rsm.

Monday, 01 May 2017 15:51

Transformed by loss

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel- Feast of the Ascension Year A, 28 May 2017 (Acts 1:1-11; Matthew 28:16-20)

This week’s gospel invites us once more to ponder the wonder of Emmanuel, God-with-us, writes Sister Veronica Lawson rsm.

Monday, 01 May 2017 15:41

Laying down our lives for others

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel - Easter 6A, 21 May 2017 (John 14:15-21)

Most of us will never find ourselves in a situation where we have to die for another. Yet we are constantly called on to put the well-being of others before our own comfort, writes Sister Veronica Lawson rsm.

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel - Easter 5A, 14 May 2017 (John 14:1-14)

There is a difference between having worries and a troubled heart. It lies in how we deal with the problems and challenges that come our way, writes Mercy Sister Veronica Lawson.

Monday, 01 May 2017 14:37

Led into nourishing pastures

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel- Easter 4A, 7 May 2017 (John 10:1-10)

Jesus is both the gate to the sheepfold and the shepherd of the flock. This week we are invited both to vigilance and gratitude, writes Mercy Sister Veronica Lawson.

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