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Tuesday of the Second Week of Easter

April 30 – Tuesday Tuesday of the Second Week of Easter Gospel Reading: JN 3:7B-15   Reflection: In order to heal those who had been bitten by snakes, Moses was ordered by God to fashion a serpent out of bronze and lift it over his head. Those who saw it and had been bitten would […]

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Memorial of Saint Catherine of Siena, Virgin and Doctor of the Church

April 29  – Monday Memorial of Saint Catherine of Siena, Virgin and Doctor of the Church Gospel Reading: JN 3:1-8       Reflection: The Lord invites his people to not only stop seeking what is below and to start seeking what is above, but also to be from above. That is, BE ANOTHER CHRIST! […]

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Second Sunday of Easter

April 28 – Sunday Second Sunday of Easter (Or Sunday of Divine Mercy) Gospel Reading: JN 20:19-31   Reflection: “Unless I see……” In one way or another, we can all relate to Thomas. Thomas suffers from what many contemporaries suffer from: insecurity. And insecurity is a very serious problem. It causes people to lie, to […]

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Saturday in the Octave of Easter

April 27 – Saturday Saturday in the Octave of Easter Gospel Reading: MK 16:9-15 Reflection:   But later, as the Eleven were at table, He appeared to them and rebuked them for their unbelief and hardness of heart because they had not believed those who saw Him after He had been raised. He said to […]

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Friday in the Octave of Easter

April 26 – Friday Friday in the Octave of Easter Gospel Reading: JN 21:1-14   Reflection: One hundred fifty-three large fish. You might have heard a lot of interpretations regarding this large catch, and how "one hundred fifty-three large fish" – the ancient world's estimation of all sea creatures – has a hidden meaning; namely, […]

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Thursday in the Octave of Easter

April 25 – Thursday Thursday in the Octave of Easter Gospel Reading: LK 24:35-48 Reflection: Christ commissions the disciples with the words “You are witnesses to this.” We too get this commission of being His witnesses, through our baptism and  incorporation  into  the  Church. If we do not take on this mission then the world […]

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Wednesday in the Octave of Easter

April 24 – Wednesday Wednesday in the Octave of Easter Gospel Reading: LK 24:13-35   Reflection: This story throws light on our ways of praying. We  begin on our own, perhaps out of sorts. Jesus walks with us, but we hardly notice him at first. Prayer really starts when we pour out our hearts to […]

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Tuesday in the Octave of Easter

April 23 – Tuesday Tuesday in the Octave of Easter Gospel Reading:  JN 20:11-18   Reflection: The Risen Lord Jesus reveals himself to us as we listen to his word.   Mary's message to the disciples, I have seen the Lord, is the very essence of Christianity. It is not enough that a Christian know […]

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Monday in the Octave of Easter

April 22 – Monday …He is Risen Alleluia…. Monday in the Octave of Easter Gospel Reading: JN 3:7B-15   Reflection: Nicodemus was a clever teacher but lacked a certain wisdom. Used to citing authorities, he was unable to recognise the authority of Jesus who spoke of what he knew. Before God, do you  recognise your […]

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Easter Sunday- Mass of Easter Day

April 21 – Sunday Easter Sunday- Mass of Easter Day The Resurrection of the Lord [alternate readings for Easter Sunday: Luke 24:1-12, Luke 24:13-35, Matthew 28:1-10, Mark 16:1-7]   Reflection: What was it like for the disciple who had stood at the cross of Jesus and then laid him in a tomb on Good Friday, […]

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