Tag: john 15

God Desires Complete Joy for Us

Thursday’s Gospel reading is from John 15:9-11. Jesus said to his disciples: “As the Father loves me, so I also love you. Remain in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s… Continue Reading “God Desires Complete Joy for Us”

We Have Family in Iraq

As I read Wednesday’s Gospel reading (John 15:1-8), I remembered taking a picture of grapes in the convent garden of Iraqi Dominican Sisters in Pisa, Italy. The sisters there were taking safe refuge. Some of our U.S. Dominican congregations have also received young Dominican… Continue Reading “We Have Family in Iraq”