Monthly Archives: April 2016

  • Ascension of the Lord

    Posted on April 30, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Final destiny after present mission. This feast teaches us about our final destiny and our present mission.  Our final destiny is union with the Risen Lord with his Father in the glory of heaven.  Our present mission is to bear witness to the Word of God. Jesus came into the world, was born, lived, suffered, […]

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  • EASTER 6 C

    Posted on April 30, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    Peace! Peace! And there is no peace.                   In today’s Gospel we heard Jesus say to his disciples:  “Peace is my farewell to you, my peace is my gift to you;  I do not give it to you as the World gives peace.”  We too are disciples of Jesus and these words are addressed […]

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  • EASTER 5 C

    Posted on April 17, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    The cost of discipleship Our Gospel passage today comes from the Last Supper section of John’s Gospel.  Judas had left them to go into the darkness, to go to hand Jesus over.  Just before that Jesus had washed their feet.  He came to serve and not be served. Now he simply tells us that we […]

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  • Easter 4 C

    Posted on April 9, 2016 by in Reflections on Sunday Gospels

    In the Gospel for the 3rd Sunday, the Beloved Disciple is a faithful witness whose love gives insight about Jesus;  and Peter, the failed sinner, because of his love is entrusted with pastoral care.  Over the last millennium the Petrine ministry has been defined primarily in terms of Mt. 16:16-19, with its language of stability […]

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