Select Sunday > Sunday Web Site Home > Spiritual Reflections
Spiritual Reflections on Sunday's Readings
Fifth Sunday of Easter
May 19, 2019
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

A Love We Can Understand

Jesus learned what love is and he gave it without reserve on the cross.

more …

In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Gospel Challenge

The gospels are not so much a spiritual and moral theology book that tell us what we should be doing, but are more an account of what God has already done for us.

more …

Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump


Death is inevitable, and we know at least roughly when it will come. The closer you get to 110, the closer it is.

more …

The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

Giving Birth to Love

People will not watch in this holy city as their brothers and sisters languish in poverty and hunger, nor will they attack each other in various forms of inhumane treatment, torture, and war.

more …

Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

The First to Love

Do you recognize saintly people by how hard they work and the money and time they give—or by how much they love others?

more …

A Poem to Sit With

J. Janda


That inner scaffolding

houses Spirit which can teach

more …