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Gospel Reflections 2017

Friday, 30 December 2016 15:23

Where God’s favour rests

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel-4th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 29 January 2017 (Matthew 5:1-12)

Heaven is better understood as a way of talking about God’s empire of justice and compassion in contrast with the heartless empire of Rome and its modern equivalents, writes Sister Veronica Lawson rsm.

Friday, 30 December 2016 15:14

Shine your light

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel- Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 22 January 2017 (Matthew 4:12-23)

We are all invited to turn our lives around and to live out the pattern of Jesus’ life, writes Mercy Sister Veronica Lawson.

Friday, 30 December 2016 14:54

Strength in vulnerability

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 15 January 2017 (John 1:29-34)

The work of the one strong enough to risk vulnerability so that others may have life is never done, writes Mercy Sister Veronica Lawson. 

Friday, 30 December 2016 14:43

The invitation of the Epiphany

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel– Feast of the Epiphany Year A, 8 January 2017 (Matthew 2:1-12)

We are called to be among the wise ones, to join with those of different cultures, to engage in our own search for Wisdom, and to follow the star that leads to truth and lasting peace, writes Sister Veronica Lawson rsm.

Friday, 30 December 2016 14:19

Mary, the God-Bearer

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel: Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, 1 January 2017 (Luke 2:16-21)

Luke presents Mary as a grace-filled woman forever pondering the mysterious ways of God and we are called to do the same, writes Mercy Sister Veronica Lawson.

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