Online Resources for Deeper Reflection of Scripture

The Pastoral Center "Questions for the Week" 


For the 5th Sunday of Easter, April 29, 2018

Strengthening Your Faith: The vine grower removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes
to make it bear more fruit. (John 15:2)

  • Acts 9:26-31 - Saul visits Jerusalem 
  • 1 John 3:18-24 - The actions of believers
  • John 15:1-8 - The vine and the branches

Adults: When have you been "pruned" by your experiences in a way that led to greater

Kids: When have you felt stronger or better because you did something hard to help another


Online Resources

The following are links to some useful web sites to provide daily or weekly reflection from a national author. Check them out!

Rev. Ronald Rolheiser, OMI:  Features weekly columns with easy access to previous columns. 

Bishop Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles; former president of Mundelein Seminary of the Archdiocese of Chicago:

Joan Chittister, a Benedictine sister and popular spiritual author, offers a free weekly newsletter, Vision & Viewpoint. Weekly columns – A Word from Joan – are featured on her website,  

Sacred Space, daily prayer offered by the Irish

--Offered by our Adult Faith Formation Committee