Showing posts with label Easter. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Easter. Show all posts

Easter 7 Sunday B

 From the Connections:

In John’s account of the Last Supper, after his final teachings to his disciples before his passion, Jesus addresses his Father in heaven.  Today’s Gospel is from Chapter 17 of John’s Gospel, the “high priestly prayer” of Jesus in which he prays for his disciples, that they may be united in love, persevere despite the world’s “hatred” of them for the Word that they will proclaim, and be “consecrated” in the “truth.”

Easter 7th Sunday A - They are Mine - in Communion

Purpose: The Ascension of our Divine Savior marks the destiny for all human flesh; glory with the Father and the blessed in heaven.

ASCENSION Sunday - Liturgical prayers

 Solemnity of the ASCENSION of the Lord

 A. Absent, Yet Present

Easter 5th Sunday A - Liturgical Prayers

Greeting (See Second Reading)
  You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a consecrated nation, a people set apart to praise God. May Jesus, our Lord and Savior, be always with you. R/ And also with you.

Easter 3 Sunday A - Liturgical Prayers

Greeting We have been set free in the precious blood of the Lamb, Jesus Christ. God raised him from the dead and through him we have faith and hope. May Jesus the Lord be always with you. Introduction by the Celebrant (Two Options)

Easter 6 Sunday C - Peace I leave with you

Michel de Verteuil
General Textual comments
In this second extract from the last discourse of Jesus we see various aspects of the spiritual life being brought out. The aspects are interconnected, but you can look at them separately if you like.

Easter 3 Sunday C - Liturgical Prayers

Greetings (See Second Reading)
To the One who is sitting on the throne
and to the Lamb
be all praise, honor, glory and power.
May the Risen Lord be with you all.
R/ And also with you.

Easter 6 Sunday B: Love as I have Loved you

Starters from Fr. Tony Kadavil's Collection:

1) God’s love in action:
When Fr. Damien arrived in Molokai to assemble a prefabricated church for the lepers, he spent the first few weeks sleeping out under the trees, because he was unable to cope with the stench in the hovels of the lepers.

Easter 5 Sunday B: Liturgical Prayers

We need not be afraid in God's presence,
and whatever we ask him
we shall receive
that is, if we keep his commandments,
that we believe in Christ and love each other.
May the love and peace of Jesus be with you.

Easter 5 Sunday B - Vine and Branches

The Lord may find us as we search for him - Mary at the tomb (it's he who finds us even though it's we who search for him even as Zacchaeus). The Lord may give us a personal experience of him in our theological and ideological doubts (Thomas. That's another form of searching for him like Augustine and Thomas Merton).

Easter 4 Sunday B: Good Shepherd


-Pope Francis: Pastors should smell like the sheep
-Count sheep to sleep
-"What do pastors do to the sheep?", Sunday School question. '"They shear them", little Amy answers.
-One Televangelist: How do you run a church? First form, then feed and finally fleece!!!

Easter 3 Sunday B: Emmaus Journey

-Your mercy, Lord, impels us to walk with every person on the journey of the Lord
-Your mercy, Christ, reveals your face in the breaking of the bread and sharing of our lives
-Your mercy, Lord, encourages us to face the trials and tragedies of life with courage and perseverance

Easter 2 Sunday B - Divine Mercy - Liturgical Prayers

To the disciples gathered as a community
Jesus appeared and wished them peace.
To all of you gathered here
as the community of the Lord,
we wish you Jesus' own greeting:
"Peace be with you." . R/ And also with you.

Easter 2021

Fr. Jude Botelho:

The first reading from the Acts, is part of an early sermon of St. Peter on the feast of Pentecost, his very first after the resurrection. He tells us how he is a witness of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. Without the resurrection Jesus' life and ours would be a total failure,