10 Minute Spiritual Break

St. Mary Magdalene, artist unknown

St. Mary Magdalene, artist unknown

Segment from Reflections from the School for the Lord’s Service, the Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery’s blog:*


Seeing the Risen Lord

Wednesday, July 22, was the feast day of St. Mary Magdalen, who is called the “Apostle to the Apostles” because she witnessed the resurrected Jesus. She was told to go and to tell the apostles that Jesus had risen and was alive.

She told them in her excitement that she “had seen the risen Lord!”

Jesus is alive and among us today. How do we see the risen Lord? Do we see him in others, in the poor, in the stranger, in those needing a home? Do we see Jesus in our family, our friends? Do we see Jesus in those we have a hard time getting along with?

What is our witness like to others who meet us? Are others able to see the risen Jesus alive in me? If others have a hard time seeing Jesus in me, then perhaps we need to be a little more recognizable as Jesus.


Sr. Barbara Woeste, OSB

originally posted Monday, July 27, 2015

*Thank you, to the Benedictine sisters for giving Moreover permission to share their prayerful blogposts! God bless! 

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