Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

You Have Heard…But I Say to You

It’s mid-February and in many places mid-winter “blahs” have set in. Nights are long and cold, and the length of days that the brighter time offers may feel far off. In this Epiphany season, it is Jesus who shows us the brighter path to walk. It is Jesus who shows us life Today’s Gospel from […]

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You Are the Light of the World

When the well known humorist Erma Bombeck took a university writing course as a young student, one of her assignments was returned to her with a simple but powerful note, ‘You can write!” That comment launched her successful writing career. How often our latent talents are unleashed because of the encouragement of someone else who […]

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Kingdom People

Today, Jesus begins the series of teachings that we call the “Sermon on the Mount”.  The Beatitudes – as this part is called – set out the qualities of someone who lives in the Kingdom. A Kingdom-dweller doesn’t belong to one category – rather he or she belongs to all of them. They are poor […]

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Come After Me

I decided this week to begin cleaning the cupboards in my bedroom, one at a time! And treasures are found. What I noticed is that I collect candles – in all shapes, sizes and fragrances. Some I have used on our dinner table when guests have been invited to dinner. They lend a pleasant glow […]

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