Reflections on Sunday's Readings

May 2018

May 24

Reflections on Sunday’s Readings: May 27, 2018

  Today we celebrate the solemnity of The Most Holy Trinity.  All Christians are baptized in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and the Trinity is the central mystery of Christian faith and life.  Yet this foundational truth is hard for us to understand, precisely because we are not-God. The...
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May 16

Reflections on Sunday’s Readings: May 20, 2018

  May 20, 2018: The Feast of Pentecost. On Pentecost (from Greek, “fiftieth day”) we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit and the birth of the Church. The Christian celebration of Pentecost is rooted in the Jewish feast of Shavuot, fifty days after Passover, associated with covenant renewal. With its vivid symbols of...
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May 9

Reflections on Sunday’s Readings: May 13, 2018

May 13, 2018: Ascension of the Lord. This week, we hear the story of Jesus ascending into heaven and given the assurance that He will come again, just as we saw Him leave.  In the meantime, how are we living our lives as followers of Christ?  We’ve been given an example, Christ’s example, of living with humility,...
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May 2

Reflections on Sunday’s Readings: May 6, 2018

May 6, 2018: The Sixth Sunday of Easter. Just as God loves us, we should love one another. We reflect on God’s love-even for those with whom we struggle-and on how we can share God’s love with others. For the early Christians, it meant reaching out to the Gentiles. How is the Spirit calling us to embody God’s...
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Reflections on Sunday's Readings

Our staff reflects on the readings each Sunday.


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