Tag: commitment

Transfiguration and First Vows

On Sunday afternoon Sister Colleen McDermott, OP will make her First Profession of Vows as a Dominican Sister of San Rafael. She is delighted that the Gospel reading of the day from Mark 9:2-10 is about Jesus’ Transfiguration. Jesus’ disciples saw him on the… Continue Reading “Transfiguration and First Vows”

Come and You Will See

Today’s Gospel passage (John 1:35-42) tells of Jesus inviting the disciples to follow him by inviting them to “Come and See.” He’s not asking them to make a commitment. He’s not saying they should follow him. He’s not telling them how they should live… Continue Reading “Come and You Will See”

Walk this Way

Today is the Feast of Saint Luke; the Gospel of Luke is attributed to him.  We read today from that Gospel: Jesus said to them, “The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the mast of the harvest to send out… Continue Reading “Walk this Way”

They’re singing our song!

How wonderful it was to hear the strong and clear voices of the Prima Voce Choir from St. Mary’s High School in Stockton on Sunday at our celebration of 135 years of presence and ministry in the Diocese of Stockton. They sang a song… Continue Reading “They’re singing our song!”