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The Father, Son and Spirit are one

Trinity Sunday John 16:12-15 The Church celebrates Trinity Sunday this weekend, and it uses the celebration to teach us about the Holy Trinity, the mystery of three persons in the […]

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The Lord sends His Spirit to us, His Church

Feast of Pentecost John 20:19-23 In the Church’s liturgical year, only Easter and Christmas eclipse Pentecost. The importance and grandeur of these feasts of course derive from the events being […]

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Jesus is always present through His Spirit

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord Luke 24:46-53 The date for celebrating the feast of the Ascension of the Lord is optional in this country. The decision is made […]

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Jesus is always present through His Spirit

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord Luke 24:46-53 The date for celebrating the feast of the Ascension of the Lord is optional in this country. The decision is made […]

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Peace will be with those who love God

Sixth Sunday of Easter John 14:23-29 The Acts of the Apostles again provides the first reading for a weekend in the Easter season. As it grew, Christianity not only expanded […]

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With Jesus, the faithful will die but rise to eternal life

Fifth Sunday of Easter Reading: John 13:31-33a, 34-35 Once again in this Easter season, the Acts of the Apostles supplies the first reading for the Mass. It reports some of […]

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Jesus is still with us, caring for us

Fourth Sunday of Easter John 10:27-30 The Acts of the Apostles supplies the first reading. It gives a glimpse into the modus vivendi of St. Paul as he moved across […]

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Jesus asks His disciples to continue His work

Third Sunday Of Easter John 21:1-19 Again this weekend, the Church presents as its first reading for liturgy in Eastertime a passage from the Acts of the Apostles. The mere […]

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The merciful and good Son of God still lives

Second Sunday of Easter John 20:19-31 The Acts of the Apostles supplies this weekend’s first reading. The first several chapters of Acts are fascinating since they so well depict the […]

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We are called to believe in the Resurrection

Easter John 20:1-9 The Church celebrates the Easter Vigil late in the evening on Holy Saturday. These readings are those read during Masses on Easter Sunday itself. For its first […]

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Jesus submitted to His death to secure our salvation

Palm Sunday Luke 22:14-23:56 The Church this weekend leads us to the climax of Lent, the observance of Holy Week, by offering the impressive liturgy of Palm Sunday. Recalling the […]

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Sin is real, but so is God’s loving mercy

Fifth Sunday of Lent John 8:1-11 The Book of Isaiah supplies the first reading for this weekend in Lent. The reading is from the second part of Isaiah, written at […]