Category Archives: Scripture Reflections

Reflection on the Good Shepherd

May 2020
Scripture: John 10:1-10 Sheep are mentioned more than 200 times in the Bible, more than any other animal. Sheep were important as sources of wool, milk, and meat, and throughout the Bible, sheep served as symbols for God’s people. Jesus is portrayed as the shepherd of his chosen flock in the prophetic words of Isaiah…
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Reflection on the Emmaus Story

May 2020
Scripture: Luke 24:13-35 We often describe our life as a journey. The Benedictine tradition speaks of a shared journey on the road. We speak of Christ on that journey with us, bringing us all together to everlasting life. The Gospel of Luke retells the familiar story of two of Jesus’ disciples on their journey to…
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Reflection on John 14:1-12

May 2020
This scripture passage, John 14:1-12, gives us a lot of food for thought. We have one of the “I am” statements so familiar in John’s Gospel. We have the disciples trying to process everything Jesus is telling them—and Jesus is teaching the disciples directly, no parables this time (although some say the “I am” statements…
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