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The Sixth Sunday of Easter: Year A

The Spirit of Truth Acts of the Apostles 17:22-31 Psalm 66:7-18 1 Peter 3:13-22 John 14:15-21 Jesus does not leave his followers orphaned. Through the Holy Spirit Jesus comes to abide with his disciples of every generation. As Pentecost draws … Continue reading

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The Fifth Sunday of Easter: Year A

The way, the truth, the life Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 In today’s Gospel, Jesus promises his eternal presence will be with them. However, “to believe” (v. 1) involves committing the whole self to the … Continue reading

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The Fourth Sunday of Easter: Year A

Living in Community Acts of the Apostles 2:42-47 Psalm 23 1 Peter 2:19-25 John 10:1-10 Today is sometimes called “Good Shepherd Sunday.” Jesus, teaching through a parable, describes himself as a shepherd who cares for his sheep, whose sheep follow … Continue reading

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The Sixth Sunday of Easter: Year C

Hospitality Acts of the Apostles 16:9-15 Psalm 67 The Revelation to John 21:10, 22 – 22:5 John 14:23-29 OR John 5:1-9 The Spirit is at work as Paul continues to spread the news of the Risen Lord. Paul has had … Continue reading

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The Fifth Sunday of Easter: Year C

Love One Another Acts of the Apostles 11:1-18 Psalm 148 The Revelation to John 21:1-6 John 13:31-35 Jesus repeatedly speaks of being glorified. At the time, the disciples assumed he was using the term in the traditional sense, that he … Continue reading

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The Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year B

The Church as the Body of Christ Acts of the Apostles 1:15-17, 21-26 Psalm 1 1 John 5:9-13 John 17:6-19 In his final time with his disciples, Jesus intercedes for them with the Father, though prayer. He affirms the completion … Continue reading

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The Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year B

Love One Another as Friends Acts of the Apostles 10:44-48 Psalm 98 1 John 5:1-6 John 15:9-17 Today’s theme is of the new community formed out of the resurrection and the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in the life of … Continue reading

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