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Gospel Reflections 2017

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.

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 13:00

Opening our lives to strangers

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel - Easter 3A (Luke 24:13-35), 30 April 2017

Extraordinary things can happen to those who are hospitable enough to “break bread” with “foreigners” in whom they do not immediately recognise God’s presence, writes Sister Veronica Lawson rsm.

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 12:40

Belief and trust takes time

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel-Easter 2A, 23 April 2017 (John 20:19-31)

The liturgical readings and prayers for each Sunday between Easter and Pentecost invite us into different movements of the one great symphony of resurrection faith, writes Mercy Sister Veronica Lawson.

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 11:57

Chairete: rejoice!

Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel-Easter Sunday Year A, 16 April 2017 (Matthew 28:1-10)

The first appearance of the resurrected One draws from the women a profoundly reverential response, an action foreshadowed by the courageous but doubly marginalised Canaanite woman, writes Sister Veronica Lawson rsm.

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