Third Sunday of Easter Lectionary: 46 Reading 1 ACTS 2:14, 22-33 Responsorial Psalm PS 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11 Reading 2 1 PT 1:17-21 Gospel LK 24:13-35 Crushing disappointment … Cleopas and friend were in its clutches. Eyes downcast, shoulders drooping, spirits sagging – their whole world turned inside out – they had pinned their hopes on a… Read More Sunday Meditation – May 4, 2014 – Embracing your Emmaus
In the Gospel reading for this Sunday of Divine Mercy, we continue to celebrate Christ’s humble obedience to His Father and His subsequent victory over sin and death. All this while being witness to the heart of Jesus in His ”glorified body”. We experience the depth of His love and mercy when He burst through locked doors to be with His brothers where they were “hiding” so He can empower them and the Church to forgive and retain sins.
Divine Mercy is the feast instituted by Blessed John Paul II in May of 2000. He will be
canonized along with Pope John XXIII this Sunday. … Read More Sunday Meditation – April 27, 2014 – Divine Mercy Sunday – The Best of Times
There is hope because of our burning love for Christ.
In the Gospel passage this Easter Sunday, we have St. Mary Magdalene. Imagine her deep love for our Lord. She wakes up early to visit Jesus. During that time, maybe she was still grieving from Jesus’ death. We sometimes miss to see Jesus in our lives during our grief. It could be a loss of a loved one, failing health or sickness, loss of a job, broken relationship, an unanswered prayer or any type of suffering and trials we are going through. We sometimes slowly forget to see Jesus alive and working in our lives since we are focused with our problems and trials in life.… Read More Sunday Meditation – April 20, 2014 – Easter – Hope from Our Burning Love for Christ