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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, May 2 Fifth Sunday of Easter Roman Ordinary calendar St. José Maria Rubio y Peralta, St. Athanasius – Bishop & Doctor of the Church (+ 373) Acts of the Apostles 9,26-31. When he arrived in Jerusalem he tried to join the disciples, … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, January 17 Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Anthony the Abbot 1st book of Samuel 3,3b-10.19. Samuel was sleeping in the temple of the LORD where the ark of God was. The LORD called to Samuel, who answered, “Here I … Continue reading

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Knox on Sunday – 6th Sunday after Easter

I am afraid that we don’t have a biblical reflection this week. To try to fill the gap, I thought that it would be good to present the scriptures in the rather marvellous translation of Mgr Ronald Knox.

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Lectio Divina: 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A

The Law of Liberty Paris, February 14, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) The law and its fulfilment. In today’s Gospel Jesus says that he wants to bring ” to fulfilment the Law and the Prophets” (Mt 5:17). In fact, … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflection for the Solemnity of Pentecost.

The Humble, Yet Powerful Beginning of a New Age by Fr. Thomas Rosica Solemnity of Pentecost, Year  C – Sunday,May 19, 2013 The readings for Pentecost are Acts 2:1-11;1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13 or Rom 8:8-17 and Jn 20:19- or Jn 14:15-16, 23b-26 We know the story well (Acts … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflection for the Solemnity of the Ascension.

In Jesus, the Future Has Already Begun!  by Fr. Thomas Rosica Solemnity of the Ascension Year C – Sunday, May 12, 2013 The readings for the Ascension of the Lord are Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:17-23 or Hebrews 9:24-28; Luke 24:46-53 Just … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflection for the Sixth Sunday of Easter.

Council of Jerusalem, the Advocate, and Pastoral Strategy by Fr. Thomas Rosica Sixth Sunday of Easter – May 5, 2012 The readings for the 6th Sunday of Easter are Acts 15:1-2, 22-29; Revelation 21:10-14, 22-23; John 14:23-29 The early Church … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflection for the Third Sunday of Easter

Peter’s Rehabilitation and Ours by Fr. Thomas Rosica  3rd Sunday of Easter – April 14, 2013 The readings for the 3rd Sunday of Easter are Acts 5:27-32, 40b-41; Revelations 5:11-14; John 21:1-19 or 21:1-14 Today’s dramatic Gospel story (John 21:1-19) is set … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflection for Divine Mercy Sunday: E.F. Low Sunday

The Shadow of Peter, the Touch of Thomas by Fr. Thomas Rosica  Divine Mercy Sunday – Sunday April 7, 2013 The readings for this Sunday are: Acts 5:12-16, Ps 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24, Rev. 1:9-11A, 12-13, 17-19 and John 20:19-31Today’s first reading from the Acts of … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflection for Easter Sunday

Stay With Us, Lord! by Fr. Thomas Rosica Easter Sunday – March 31, 2013 The readings for Easter Sunday are Acts 10:34a, 37-43; Colossians 3:1-4 or 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8; 2 John 20:1-9 or Luke 24:1-12 or Luke 24:13-35Pounding hearts, wounded hearts and … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Lent: E.F: Passion Sunday.

The Day Misery and Mercy Met by Fr. Thomas Rosica  5th Sunday of Lent C – March 17, 2013 The readings for the Fifth Sunday of Lent are Isaiah 43:16-21; Philippians 3:8-14; and John 8:1-11 Today’s moving Gospel story (John 8:1-11) recounts … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflection for the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: E.F: Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost.

Elijah’s Power Food, and Ours By Fr. Thomas Rosica Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – August 12, 2012 The readings for this Sunday are: 1 Kings 19:4-8; Ephesians 4:30–5:2; John 6:41-51 E.F: 1Corinthians 15: 1-10; Mark 7: 31-37 I have always loved … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Easter. E.F. Third Sunday of Easter.

Jesus, the beautiful and noble shepherd By Father Thomas Rosica Fourth Sunday of Easter – April 29, 2012 The readings for this Sunday are: Acts 4:7-12; 1 John 3:1-2; John 10:11-18 E.F:1 Peter 2: 11-19,  John 16: 16-22 In the Bible … Continue reading

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