Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

My Sheep Hear My Voice

If you look up today’s Gospel on Google, you get 1.9 million hits. If you put the text in quotes (“my sheep hear my voice”) you still get 1.5 million hits. That’s 1,500,000 web pages that address this text in some way. Plus at least one hit for shopping. Lots of those pages spend pixels […]

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Breakfast Served!

When I diet I figure that a good way to cut calories and lose weight is to begin early in the morning and skip breakfast. However, everything I read tells me that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast gives me the per­sonal jolt I need to get myself going with work […]

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See, Touch, Believe

This Easter season is not so easily under­stood. We know Jesus rose from the dead; we cannot so easily grasp how this has an immediate effect on us. The resurrec­tion is a mystery. Risen Life is different, a new happening, a fresh experience. Most surely, risen Life is of God. It instills Easter joy. Our […]

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In Christ Alone!

When someone whom we love dies, we begin to tell stories about them. The memories of the things they said, the images of the way they looked and acted, flood our minds in the midst of our grief. The stories begin to take shape very soon and they may live on with great vitality. In […]

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Your Will Be Done

For most of us, Holy Week unfolds like many other weeks: work, school, preparing meals, doing laundry. Palm Sunday begins an unusual week – a week – concentrated in a few days on the ultimate meaning of our lives. We are invited this week to reflect on these questions: Why are we here? What have […]

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