Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter

Acts 25:13b-21; Ps 103:1,2,11,12,19,20; Jn 21:15-19    We join in praying the Psalm; we join in blessing the LORD and never forgetting all his benefits.  From his throne above all other thrones, the LORD judges, and his judgment is mercy.  The LORD, who rules over all, offers all his pardon and his mercy.  “As far […]

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Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter

Acts 19:1-8; Ps 68:2,3ab,4,5acd,6,7ab; Jn 16:29-33 Just before we read the High Priestly Prayer of the Lord Jesus in Saint John’s Gospel, we hear the Lord giving an absolute assurance to his disciples, “but take courage!  I have overcome the world.”  These words of comfort from the Lord Jesus echo the triumph of our responsorial […]

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Ascension of The Lord

Acts 1:1-11; Ps 47:2,3,6-9; Eph 1:17-23; Lk 24:46-53 What’s all the noise about?  Why shout for joy and blare the trumpets?  Today is the fortieth day of Easter Joy!  Today is the Ascension of the Lord!  Indeed, we cannot be loud enough in our praise of the Lord Most High, the awesome, the great King […]

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