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Reflection on Psalm 133: A Treasure of Unity.

Posted on: January 15th, 2022

By Sr. Doreen, SSJD. Sister Doreen’s Reflections. The Treasure of Unity Next week we begin the week of prayer for Unity on January 18th – the Feast of the Confession of St. Peter and end the week of prayer January 25th – the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul.  Sharing some reflections around the […]

Reflections on Psalm 131: I Still My Soul And Make it Quiet.

Posted on: January 8th, 2022

Saturday Reflections by Sr. Doreen, SSJD. (Psalm 131) Lord, I have little or nothingI am no one and can bring nothing to you at all.I am only a simple human being.I understand little of earth’s great affairs.But I know this, that I must still my soul in quietness, and like a child who rest upon […]


Posted on: January 1st, 2022

By Sr. Doreen, SSJD. Sister Doreen’s Reflections As we begin the New Year – and during this first week, the Feast of the Epiphany falls on January 6,th I have been thinking about STARS.  One of the thoughts of inspiration that came to me was remembering something I heard said a long time ago, that […]

Saturday Reflections: O Virgo Virginum

Posted on: December 25th, 2021

By Sr. Doreen, SSJD. Sister Doreen’s Reflections O Virgo Virginum (Virgin of Virgins) O Virgin of Virgins, how shall this be?  For neither before you was any like you, nor shall there be after.  Daughters of Jerusalem, why do you marvel at me?  The thing which you behold is a divine mystery. “O” –  a […]

Saturday Weekly Reflections: O Emmanuel.

Posted on: December 18th, 2021

By Sr. Doreen, SSJD. Sister Doreen’s Reflections O Emmanuel O Emmanuel! (Isaiah 7:14, 8:8), hope of the nations and their Saviour (Isaiah 33:22) (Genesis 49:10) : Come and save us, Lord our God. “O” – a call of longing and wonder to Jesus with a particular name; a praise for the wonder of that name; and […]

Saturday Weekly Reflections: O Oriens, O Rex Gentium.

Posted on: December 11th, 2021

By Sr. Doreen, SSJD. Sister Doreen’s Reflections O Oriens (Morning Star) O Morning Star (Zechariah 6:12) splendour of the light eternal (Habakkuk 3;4; Hebrews 1:3), and bright sun of righteousness: (Malachi 3:20): Come, and enlighten all who dwell in darkness (Psalm 107:10) and the shadow of death (Luke1: 78-79) “O” – a call of longing […]

Saturday Weekly Reflections: O Radix Jesse, O Clavis David.

Posted on: December 4th, 2021

By. Sr. Doreen, SSJD. Sister Doreen’s Reflections O Radix Jesse (Branch of Jesse) O Branch of Jesse, standing as a sign among the nations (Isaiah 11:10); (Romans 15:12) all kings will keep silence before you (Isaiah 52:15); and all peoples will summon you to their aid:  Come, set us free and delay no more. (Habakkuk […]

Saturday Weekly Reflections: O Sapientia (Wisdom), O Adonai (Lord)

Posted on: November 27th, 2021

By Sr. Doreen, SSJD Sister Doreen’s Reflections O Sapientia (Wisdom) O Wisdom , from the mouth of the Most High (Sirach 24; 3-5), you reign over all things to the ends of the earth with your strong yet tender care (Wisdom 8:1).  Come and teach us how to live (Isaiah 40:14). “O” – a call […]