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Today's Homily G-MANS JOURNEY - June 1, 2014 ... unites where once there was division. It heals where pain once existed. It forgives where condemnation once thrived. Such a love is not bound by gender, age, race, nationality or one's social class. It has no barriers whatsoever. St. Paul continued by saying, "And (God the Father) has put all things under (the) feet (of Jesus) and has made him the head over all things for the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all." [Eph. 1:22-23] When God created Adam and Eve, He ...http://gman59.blogspot.com/2014/06/todays-homily.html
The Ascension: Continuing Closeness and Source of Lasting Joy INSIGHT SCOOP THE IGNATIUS PRESS BLOG - May 29, 2014 "The Ascension" (c. 1305) by Giotto di Bondone (Wikiart.org) A Scriptural Reflection on the Readings for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord Carl E. Olson Readings : • Acts 1:1-11 • Psa 47:2-3, 6-7, 8-9 • Eph 1:17-23 • Matt 28:16-20 Pope Saint Leo the Great (c. 400-461), in a sermon on the Ascension, wrote, "Since then Christ's Ascension is our uplifting, and the hope of the Body is raised, whither the glory of the Head ...http://insightscoop.typepad.com/2004/2014/05/the-ascension-continuing-closeness-and-source-of-lasting-joy.html
Fr. Z's Annual Rant About Ascension Thursday Sunday FR. Z'S BLOG - May 27, 2014 We know with holy and Catholic Faith that what was not assumed, was not redeemed (St. Gregory of Nazianzus – +389/90). Our humanity, both body and soul, was assumed by the Son into an unbreakable bond with His divinity. When Christ rose from the tomb, our humanity rose in Him. When He ascended to heaven, so also did we ascend. In Christ, our humanity now sits at the Father's right hand. His presence, there, is our great promise and hope, here. It is already fulfilled, ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/wdtprs/DhFa/~3/t-9dcsx_Zcw/
The Sending of the Spirit, "Another Advocate": Readings for the Sixth Sunday of Easter THE SACRED PAGE - May 21, 2014 We are about the celebrate the last Sunday before the Feast of Pentecost. The lectionary readings for this Sunday, therefore, are meant to lead us to reflect on different aspects of the Spirit's work. This Sunday's readings are also important for understanding Catholic sacramental theology, in particular, the sacrament of confirmation. Indeed, confirmation (or chrismation) is closely linked tohttp://www.thesacredpage.com/2014/05/the-sending-of-spirit-another-advocate.html