Reflections

THE SOLEMNITY OF PENTECOST (2021)

THE SOLEMNITY OF PENTECOST (2021) Readings:Acts of the Apostles  2:1-11Psalms  104:1, 24, 29-31, 341 Corinthians  12:3-7, 12-13John  20:19-23 The Solemnity of Pentecost is often referred to as the birthday of the Church.The word comes from the word for fifty, and just as the Jewish people had a Pentecost that followed fifty days after Passover, so… Continue reading THE SOLEMNITY OF PENTECOST (2021)

Weekly Prayers of the Faithful

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, May 16, 2021

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, May 16, 2021 We celebrate this day when Jesus disappeared from the sight of the apostles and ascended to his heavenly Father.  Confident that Jesus remains with us, we offer our petitions for our needs and the needs of the world.  That the Church may not stand and… Continue reading Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, May 16, 2021

Prayer Service

SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD (2021)

SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD (2021) Readings: Acts 1:1-11 Psalms 47:2-3, 6-7, 8-9 Ephesians 4:1-7, 11-14 Mark 16:15-20  The disciples in our first reading from the Acts of the Apostles describing Christ’s Ascension into heaven, are very much like the young child who, in spite of being told to hold it real tight,… Continue reading SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD (2021)

Reflections

SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (2021)

SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (2021) Readings:Acts  10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48Psalms  98:1-41 John  4:7-10John  15:9-17 Very conservative Bishops might choose to cover their ears during the Liturgy of the Word, for there is very little in our readings which will give them the ammunition to prevent anyone from receiving communion or being a follower of Jesus. How… Continue reading SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (2021)