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Pentecost

This weekend we celebrate the great feast of Pentecost, when the Holy Spirit whom we worship as the third person of the Holy Trinity is

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Ascension of the Lord

Luke 24:46-53 Gospel Summary The feast of the Ascension celebrates the departure of the Risen Lord from this world to the place reserved for him

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Sixth Sunday of Easter

John 14:23-29 Gospel Summary When Jesus says, in today’s gospel, “Whoever loves me will keep my word,” he wishes to remind us that, though it

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Fourth Sunday of Easter

John 10:27-30 Gospel Summary In order to appreciate fully the import of this beautiful gospel passage, we need to pay close attention to the context.

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Third Sunday of Easter

John 21:1-19 Gospel Summary Simon Peter and his companions after fishing all night catch nothing. At dawn as they approach shore, someone on the shore

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Second Sunday of Easter

John 20: 19–31 Gospel Summary It is surely an understatement to say that the disciples were filled with joy as Jesus appeared to them, alive

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Easter Sunday

Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! He is Risen! This is the refrain that is exclaimed over and over again on Easter, and should be sung throughout the

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Palm Sunday

On Palm Sunday we gather in joyful anticipation to celebrate the mass at which palm fronds will be blessed and distributed and we will hear

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Fifth Sunday of Lent

John 8:1-11 Gospel Summary This is the gospel about the woman who had been caught in adultery. Enemies of Jesus bring her to him at

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Fourth Sunday of Lent

Luke 15:1-3.11-32 Gospel Summary When we read the parables of Jesus, we need to remind ourselves that they are not accounts of historical events. Rather,

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Third Sunday of Lent

Lectionary 28 Two powerful stories engage us at mass on this third Sunday of the Lenten season, and both of them involve water. In the

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First Sunday of Lent

Luke 4:1-13 Gospel Summary Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus is led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. Recall

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