Spiritual Reflection

Where Do You Find Peace?

The following reflection is written by Joyce Rupp - writer, international retreat leader, and conference speaker. You can subscribe to Joyce Rupps Newsletter here. Shortly after the Covid-19 virus reached our state, an incident in the supermarket troubled me.  A stranger spoke at length about the details of his work at a water bottling company, his [...]

LOOK FOR THE LIGHT – Matthew 20:17-23 “The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve.”

By Sister Marianne Ferguson We all know people who have done outstanding service to others through institutions and personal efforts. However the aging process for many of us has curtailed some corporal activities. Nevertheless our Creator, whose Spirit runs through all His creatures, has endowed us with his own creative giftedness to find alternative ways [...]

Did Jesus Have a Model? A Hero?

By Marion C. Moeser This December, two Sunday gospel readings from Matthew are about John the Baptist. Who was John and what do we know of John and his interactions with Jesus? An important source about John, outside of the New Testament, is the Jewish historian Josephus (36/37-100 AD). He wrote to justify the Jewish [...]