holy week reflection

The Turtle Story: A Reflection for Holy Week and Easter

by Melannie Svoboda SND on April 9, 2017

I love the writings of Barbara Brown Taylor, a 65-year-old American Episcopal priest, professor, writer, and theologian. Her books include The Preaching Life, Altar in the World, and Learning to Walk in the Dark. In 2014, Time magazine named her on its annual list of the 100 most influential persons in the world. Currently she […]

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Remember His Pain, Yes, but Remember His Love Even More

by Melannie Svoboda SND on April 14, 2014

As Christians, we know at least three things about pain and suffering. First, we know Jesus did not remove pain and suffering from the world. Although he healed many individuals during his public ministry, he actually did not make much of a dent in the massive human suffering that swirled around him. Secondly, as Christians […]

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