Monthly Archives: March 2021

March 22

Reflection Spring brings its message of life into this atmosphere of apprehension and disquiet. It is seedtime and from under the cover of earth life is ready to dazzle us with its resiliency. Seeds are ready with their secret of life. Each seed and every seed is a mystery that holds the miracle of the power of Divine life.  Seeds…

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March 21

Reflection They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, with a request. “Sir,” they said, “we would like to see Jesus.” John 12:28 “We want to see Jesus” is a heartfelt request. Seeing Jesus comes at a cost. The way we meet him is through others; the way others will see him is through us. This is an…

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March 20

Spring Equinox Reflection In our hemisphere the earth is warming itself. Light and darkness are brought into balance and life is stirring. Spring is here with its renewal of hope. Earth once again sends forth green shoots and the trees don their leaves. Spring reminds us of the possibility of transformation. The power of Divine Life is within each seed…

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March 19

Feast of St. Joseph Reflection Joseph was not set apart; his life was steeped in daily dealings with the world around him. It was far from the idyllic existence we may sometimes imagine. Joseph was a woodworker, a neighborhood craftsman who made furniture, carved other objects, and spent time apprenticing his son in the same trade. Like many believers, Joseph…

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March 18

Reflection What if our behavior as those who profess to be Christian was so bewildering to others that they could only assume it was God centered? What if those of us who were serving in public roles and proclaimed to be Christian lived the gospel with such integrity that people would say “We have never seen anything like this!” What…

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The Year of Joseph – “Portrait of a Person of Joseph” Videos

This Friday, March 19, 2021 is St. Joseph’s Day. Pope Francis has proclaimed 2021 the “Year of Joseph.” We have been offering “Portrait of a Person of Joseph” videos throughout the year featuring Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, their associates, and their partners in ministry. A person of Joseph is someone who embodies his attributes and virtues. View all…

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March 17

Reflection St. Patrick is known and admired all over the world as the young slave who became an unlikely hero, the shy boy transformed into a courageous missionary. Patrick came to an alien land that soon became his adopted home, and a foreign people became his friends. He was no brilliant scholar but a man of deep faith tried and…

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March 16

Reflection Jesus was a man of vision concerned primarily for the “reign of God” not as a concept but as a living ever transforming reality that would bring justice to an oppressive world order, change the way we related with each other, and gentle all of us.  He spoke his vision with conviction, and he lived it – healing the…

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