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We see Jesus’ Mother at the Foot of the Cross

May 21 – Monday Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church Reading: JN 19:25-34 Reflection: In the Gospel today  – we see Jesus’ Mother at the Foot of the Cross   Now her son is in trouble–  arrested, tried, condemned, and now dying. Surely, Mary’s place is close to her son. And […]

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Do you love Jesus more than these?

May 18 – Friday Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter Reading: JN 21:15-19 Do you love Jesus more than these?   Reflection: DO YOU LOVE ME?   Anyone who has seen the Pope would experience a sense of awe and wonder. Somehow there is a presence about the pope that one will never forget. […]

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UNITED IN LOVE

May 17 – Thursday Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter Reading: JN 17:20-26   Reflection: UNITED IN LOVE   After Jesus has prayed for the holiness of His disciples in this lengthy prayer for unity, He prays for those who will benefit from the work of the disciples — us! The bishops are the […]

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Consecrated in God’s truth

May 16 – Wednesday Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter Reading: JN 17:11B-19 Consecrated in God’s truth   Reflection: God created us for a purpose and a mission.   We also must take up our cross and follow the Lord Jesus wherever he may call us. He will give us the strength and power […]

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LOVING GOD IN ALL THINGS

May 15 – Tuesday Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Easter Reading: JN 17:1-11A   Reflection: LOVING GOD IN ALL THINGS   St. Isidore was canonized with some of the greater and well-known Spanish saints, such as Ignatius of Loyola, Francis Xavier, Teresa of Avila, and the Italian Philip Neri in 1622. He was a […]

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Receive the fullness of God’s love and joy

May 14 – Monday Feast of Saint Matthias, Apostle Reading: JN 15:9-17 or John 16:29-33 Receive the fullness of God’s love and joy   Reflection: BE BRAVE   St. John tells us that God loves the world so much. However, the world has seen much corruption, degradation and secularism. It is the same world that […]

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Your sorrow will turn into joy

May 11 – Friday Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter Reading: JN 16:20-23 Your sorrow will turn into joy Reflection: HEARTS OF JOY   Joy is a characteristic disposition of the Easter days we are celebrating in the Church. The joy of the Risen Lord is our strength. As Job says, if we take […]

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The Ascension of the Lord

May 10 – Thursday  – HOLIDAY The Ascension of the Lord Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter Reading: MK 16:15-20 Reflection: Do you often wonder what it must have been like on this day, the Ascension of the Lord? How must it have looked to the human eye to see Jesus ascending before you […]

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The Holy Spirit will guide you into all the truth

May 9 – Wednesday Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter Reading: JN 16:12-15                 The Holy Spirit will guide you into all the truth Reflection: THE SPIRIT OF TRUTH   Pilate posed this question to Jesus at His trial: “What is truth?” Jesus says, “I am the Way and the Truth and the Life.” […]

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I will send the Counselor to you

May 8 – Tuesday Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter Reading: JN 16:5-11 I will send the Counselor to you Reflection: SAYING GOODBYE   Saying goodbye is always hard. And if you are someone who is easily attached to people, it’s harder. There are some who hate saying goodbye. Jesus in the Gospel today […]

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