Mary M. McGlone is a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet and a historical theologian currently writing the history of the Sisters of St. Joseph in the United States.

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Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 'I am meek'

Scripture for Life: Life in the Spirit produces the kind of meekness that says, "I have much to learn," and when taken rightly and lightly, that's a supremely hopeful statement.


Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Love makes us worthy

Scripture for Life: We are called to the kind of prophetic dedication that will lead people to know Christ's love because they have met us. Jesus said exactly that when he said, "Whoever receives you, receives me."


Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time: What if?

Scripture for Life: Jesus didn't worry about those who could — and did — take his life. Nobody and no threat could shake his integrity. His self-possession and consecration to mission were grounded in his relationship with his Father. 


Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ: Participation makes demands

Scripture for Life: Those who wish to be nourished by Christ's body and blood are called into communion with his lifestyle. Participation in his body and blood demands offering our lives as he did.