Enkindle Lenten Series – 7 – All For You

In this final reflection in our family Lenten Series for 2021, Kristen Fisher reminds us that Jesus CHOSE to suffer and die for each of us, so what we might join him in eternity and have him dwell in our hearts today.

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Enkindle 47 – 04.04.21 – Easter People

In this family scripture reflection for Easter Sunday 2021, Kristen Fisher reminds us that Jesus is victorious over death and shares that victory with us, giving us the hope we need to live our lives in joy and in confidence of His power in our lives.

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Enkindle Lenten Series – 6 – Letting Go of Sin

Part 6 of our family Lenten Series for 2021, Kristen Fisher shows that sin is like a disease and can even make the other good parts of heart dirty. Jesus calls us to let go of those sins and seek renewal in his forgiveness.

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Enkindle 46 – 03.28.21 – Love on Purpose

In this family scripture reflection for Palm Sunday, 2021, Fr. Erik Arnold encourages us to love like Jesus did: on purpose, even when we don't feel like it, and even without any support.

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Enkindle Lenten Series – 5 – Giving Generously

Part 5 of our family Lenten Series for 2021, Kristen Fisher shows how we can respond to and participate in God's goodness by giving generously.

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Enkindle 45 – 03.21.2021 – Groaning is Growing

In this family scripture reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Lent, 2021, Sister Tracey Dugas of the Daughters of St. Paul shows us that every time we groan, we have an opportunity to grow in holiness. Looking for the presence of Jesus during the hard moments allows us to recognize that Jesus is with us,...

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Enkindle Lenten Series – 4 – Fasting

In part 4 of our special Lenten Series for 2021, Kristen Fisher shows how fasting from things, food, or activities reveals a hunger within us for the one who truly satisfies, and then we can remember that He is ready to come and feed us and fill that emptiness us with His love. SHOW LINKS: Enkindle...

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Enkindle 44 – 03.14.21 – God So Loved the World

In the family scripture reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Lent, student Carolyn Cooney inspires us to remember that God calls us to perfect unity with him in Heaven, and that he sent his son Jesus to receive the justice for our sin so that we may have eternal life. Now is the perfect time...

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Enkindle Lenten Series – 3 – Learning to Pray

In part 3 of our special Lenten Series for 2021, Kristen Fisher reflects on the way that our loving God knocks on the doors of our hearts, calling us to talk to him in prayer every day, that prayer is more than the words we’ve memorized, and how spending time with him honors him. SHOW...

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Enkindle 43 – 03.07.21 – Learning to Trust Him

In this family scripture reflection for the 3rd Sunday of Lent, Kristen Fisher show us that avoiding sin is not just about following the rules. It’s about trusting the One who gave us the rules. It’s about staying close to the One Who loves us most. It’s about trusting Him more than we trust ourselves...

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Enkindle Lenten Series – 2 – He Loved Us First

In part 2 of our special Lenten Series for 2021, Kristen Fisher reminds us that God pursues us with love, and that all of the sacrifices we make during Lent are meant to help us receive a gift that he’s already giving us. Enkindle Lenten Series 2021 – Introduction Featuring Kristen Fisher Executive Director at...

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Enkindle 42 – 02.28.21 – A Father’s Love

In this reflection for the Second Sunday of Lent 2021, Fr. Erik Arnold reminds us that we are the treasure and prize of God’s heart, and that he pours out his love for us at baptism, and every day, to make us his adopted sons and daughters. SHOW LINKS: Readings for the 2nd Sunday of...

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Enkindle 41 – 02.21.21 – Believe in the Gospel

Dan DeMatte from Damascus Catholic Mission Campus shares with us an exciting vision of how our decision to believe in the Gospel allows God to move in our lives in a powerful way. Jesus wants to change our lives this season of Lent, and the readings for the first Sunday of Lent challenge us to...

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Enkindle Lenten Series Intro – Making Room for Love

This special edition of Enkindle: Family Scripture Reflections kicks off our 7-part series for Lent. In this introductory reflection, Kristen Fisher show us that because Jesus matters most, we need to make room in our “interior dwelling” for him to come and fill us with his Love, so that we may also reflect that love...

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Enkindle 40 – 02.14.21 – In Times of Trouble

In this episode for the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time, 2021, Kristen Fisher shows us that Jesus is powerful enough to help us in times of trouble. And He is also loving enough to want to help us. He’s actually the only Person who is both, powerful and loving, all of the time, in every...

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Enkindle 39 – 02.07.21 – Everyone’s Looking for Jesus

Colin and Aimee MacIver show us that everyone suffers and looks for answers to the problems and trials we face during life, and that ultimately we can only find true answers, and true healing, in the person of Jesus Christ. SHOW LINKS Readings for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time Quick Catholic Lessons with Fr....

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Enkindle 38 – 01.31.21 – Harden Not Your Hearts

In this reflection for the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2021, Deacon Steve Sarnecki shows that the words of Jesus, who himself is the Living Word of God, is powerful, effective, and that when he speaks to us with authority, we should stop grumbling, soften our hearts, and allow his Word to transform us. SHOW...

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Enkindle 37 – 01.24.21 – Drop Everything Moment

Colin and Aimee MacIver show how the readings for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time are inviting us to “drop everything” to answer the call of Jesus to follow him. The only other thing that get us to drop everything on the spot besides something terrible would be something wonderful, and there is nothing more...

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Enkindle 36 – 01.17.2021 – Learning His Voice

In this reflection for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 2021, Father Erik Arnold shows that God wants to speak to us all the time, at every moment, and that we need to learn to hear to his voice, just as Samuel had to learn when the Lord was calling him. This reflection offers inspirational...

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Enkindle 35 – 01.10.21 – Jesus Changes Everything

In this reflection for the Baptism of the Lord, 2021, Kristen Fisher reminds us that because of our baptism, we are changed. Everything Jesus touches, he changes. But it’s at baptism when we go from being God’s beautiful creation, to being God’s beautiful child. And just like Jesus changed the dark and dirty cave to...

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