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Sister Carol Gaeke

Thursday, December 17, 2009 By Sister Carol Gaeke, O.P. When the pregnant Elizabeth encountered the pregnant Mary, there was great joy at the mutual recognition of God among them in Mary’s womb.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 By Sister Carol Gaeke, O.P. When God wanted Moses’ attention the Holy One intrigued him with a bush that seemed to be burning but was not consumed. With the vibrancy this year of so many burning bush shrubberies in our area it is easy to understand

Thursday, October 22, 2009 By Sister Carol Gaeke, O.P. There were three bricklayers who were working on a church. Someone asked the first one what he was doing and he answered, “laying bricks.” The second said that he was building a church, and the third answered, “I am helping to

Thursday, September 17, 2009 By Sister Carol Gaeke, O.P. At our first Communion retreat Bobby sat rapt, his arms crossed over his heart, as I dramatically told the Emmaus story. He couldn’t contain his excitement and blurted out, “I can feel my heart getting warm all over waiting to receive

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 By Sister Carol Gaeke, O.P. The greatest commandment is the Gospel: “Love the Lord your God and your neighbor as yourself.” It is proclaimed on the feast of Pope St. Pius X who was the great promoter of early and frequent reception of the Eucharist. Prior

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 By Sister Carol Gaeke, O.P. After a session in the RCIA about the Trinity one catechumen remarked, “I still don’t get it.”  Understandably, as we are in the realm of mystery. The Trinity provides deep content for reflection on relationships, especially familial. Since all of life

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 By Sister Carol Gaeke, O.P. “God made man is His own image and man has returned the compliment,” quipped the French philosopher Voltaire. This tongue-in-cheek line reveals two sides of the Easter mystery. On one is the belief in God becoming human and then being taken