Gospel Reflections and Chapter Talks given at Santa Rita Abbey by our Mother Victoria

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TRULY YOU ARE AN AWESOME GOD!

TRULY YOU ARE AN AWESOME GOD!

TRULY YOU ARE AN AWESOME GOD! A reflection on Matthew 14:22-36 During the fourth watch of the night, Jesus came toward them, walking on the sea. When the disciples saw […]

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Thomas the Griever

Thomas the Griever

A Reflection for Easter Time on John 20:24-29  Jesus spoke to Thomas, “Put your finger here; look, here are my hands. Give me your hand; put it into my side. […]

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A GOD IN LOVE

A GOD IN LOVE

A Reflection on Matthew 12:28-34 One of the scribes came to Jesus and asked him,“Which is the first of all the commandments?” Jesus replied, “The first is this: Hear, O […]

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Reflection for the Beginning of Lent

Reflection for the Beginning of Lent

WHY DO WE DO THE THINGS WE DO DURING LENT? Why do we fast and you take no notice?  Deny ourselves and you pay no heed?  (Isaiah 58:3) Good questions.  […]

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NEW WINE SKINS

NEW WINE SKINS

A REFLECTION ON MARK 2:18-22 Likewise, no one pours new wine into old wine skins. Otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and both the wine and the skins are […]

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Advent Candle Blessings 2016-4th Sunday

Advent Candle Blessings 2016-4th Sunday

Fourth Sunday of Advent The final candle has received flame into its heart and completes the circle of light.  In one week we will celebrate the coming of the fullness […]

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Advent Candle Blessings 2016-3rd Sunday

Advent Candle Blessings 2016-3rd Sunday

Third Sunday of Advent Candle and flame.  Light and relationship.  Our third Advent Candle burns with the desire of the God-who-waits that we yield our substance to the flame of […]

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Advent Candle Blessings 2016-2nd Sunday

Advent Candle Blessings 2016-2nd Sunday

Second Sunday of Advent Another candle expands the circle of light we call the Advent Wreath.  One more candle welcomes the flame of our God who waits.  Last week we […]

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Advent Candle Blessings 2016-1st Sunday

Advent Candle Blessings 2016-1st Sunday

First Sunday of Advent The first flicker of light tops the candle among the greens of our Advent Wreath.  Our candle has yielded its substance to fire and casts its […]

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Fire upon the Earth

Fire upon the Earth

A REFLECTION ON LUKE 12:49-53 Jesus said to his disciples: “I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing!” We are surrounded by fire–the fragments […]

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