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Second Sunday of Easter Reflection - Amy Welborn From Daybreaks: Daily Reflections for Lent and Easter BOOK REVIEWS AND MORE - April 23, 2017 Daybreaks: Daily Reflections for Lent and Easter Amy Welborn Liguori Publications ISBN 9780764826870 ASIN B01N4QF53K Note: I posted the first devotion from this book with permisssion, on Ash Wednesday . And this is the last devotion in the book. I plan on writing a full review but loved this reflection and wanted to share it. I highly recommend this book pick it up and read it next year through lent. Second Sunday Of Easter Today has five names. It is ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/BookReviewsAndMore/~3/4hj6qpZviGA/second-sunday-of-easter-reflection-amy.html

Lenten Friends Have Easter Party ALL THIS AND HEAVEN - April 22, 2017 We had spent our Lent growing in prayer with each other so it was only right to celebrate Easter with each other. Our festive Ham spread . . . It was delicious. We have been blessed with some really great friends.http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AllThisAndHeaven/~3/QHQLNYYCOhY/lenten-friends-have-easter-party.html

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord to Good Friday Year a 2017 HOMILIES OF A JESUIT - April 20, 2017 ... always been faithful no matter what we feel about His promise. Unfortunately, much like the Israelites, we are a forgetful lot. Providentially though, the Church through her seasons gives us time to recall God's abiding presence, otherwise known as the history of salvation. A good illustration of this providence is, as Lent draws to its conclusion, the sub-season known as the Passiontide. Passiontide jolts our capacity to remember. Sadly, ...http://homiliesofajesuit.blogspot.com/2017/04/palm-sunday-of-passion-of-lord-to-good.html

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord to Good Friday Year a 2017 HOMILIES OF A JESUIT - April 18, 2017 ... has always been faithful no matter what we feel about His promise. Unfortunately, much like the Israelites, we are a forgetful lot. Providentially though, the Church through her seasons gives us time to recall God's abiding presence, otherwise known as the history of salvation. A good illustration of this providence is, as Lent draws to its conclusion, the sub-season known as the Passiontide. Passiontide jolts our capacity to remember. Sadly, ...http://homiliesofajesuit.blogspot.com/2017/04/passion-sunday-year-2017.html

Happy Easter! P R WOMAN FOR CHRIST - April 17, 2017 I hope everyone of my readers enjoyed a Happy Easter! In the Catholic Church we celebrate the Easter liturgy for a full week, and then for 50 days! This year Eastertide or the Easter Season which lasts until the Feast of Pentecost will last all through the month of June. After the 40 days of Lent, Easter brings joy and hope. The gospel for Easter was taken from Chapter 28 of Matthew's gospel. He tells us of Mary Magdalene who was determined ...http://prwomanforchrist.blogspot.com/2017/04/happy-easter.html

Easter Sunday Collect Year A NEW HORIZONS - April 15, 2017 ... who on this day, through Your Only begotten Son have conquered death, and unlocked for us the path to eternity, grant, we pray, that we who keep the solemnity of the Lord's Resurrection, may through the renewal brought by Your Spirit, rise up in the light of life. In making this prayer tangible for during the week, the following reflection questions emerged: 1. What does the resurrection of the Lord really mean to me and for my life? 2. What will I ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/pGvP/~3/BduR8GL9PJo/easter-sunday-collect-year-a.html

Lent Calendar Prayer and Reflection for 16 April - Easter Sunday CLERICAL WHISPERS - April 15, 2017 "They have taken the Lord out of the tomb" she said "and we don't know where they have put him." John 20:1-9 It can be hard to identify with Mary and the disciples when we listen to the Easter story because we know the ending: we know that Jesus has risen! At this point in the story Mary seems angry, distraught, confused. All of us can identify with these feelings when we go through dark times in our lives. ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2017/04/lent-calendar-prayer-and-reflection-for_16.html

Holy Saturday Musings FR RAY BLAKE'S BLOG - April 15, 2017 ... never caught on, but for our Polish community it is the big day, even the lapsed turn up for 'basket blessing', even if they don't turn up for anything else, even Easter Mass. It is obviously a vestige of the Old Easter Vigil which happened on Holy Saturday morning, when people brought the foods forbidden in Lent to be blessed with paschal water in order to end the Lenten fast and to visit the the dead in the cemetery. The Liturgy of the Hours is very much about the ...http://marymagdalen.blogspot.com/2017/04/holy-saturday-musings.html

The Easter Triduum: Entering Into the Heart of Our Faith JEAN M. HEIMANN - April 13, 2017 ... marks the end of the forty days of Lent and the beginning of the three-day celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ – Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Vigil/Easter Sunday. The Triduum liturgies teach us the meaning of Christ's life, death, and resurrection. The richness of the rituals and symbols help us to experience the mysteries of Jesus' final hours, His passion, suffering — and His rising from the dead. In a special way, during these ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/04/easter-triduum-entering-heart-faith/

Easter Sunday IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY: SET THE WORLD ABLAZE - April 12, 2017 ... we can have eternal life with God. Third, you are here. We, as church, are only complete when you are here. For many of us, we have spent a whole year together – through trials, tribulations, and moments of joy – and we have a shared history. Let's face it: we like each other and we are glad that we are together as one community, and we are blessed ...http://predmore.blogspot.com/2017/04/easter-sunday.html

Not I YOUR DAILY TRIPOD - April 11, 2017 ... willing to bear the public shame, insults, and the life of an outcast in order to remain true to following their heart. Action No matter what we do, the promise of reconciliation is always offered. We can be Judas or we can be Nicodemus. On the Easter Vigil, there will be many people who celebrate the sacraments of initiation for the first time. We can share in their joy by approaching the ...http://yourdailytripod.blogspot.com/2017/04/not-i.html

"You Don't Believe Any of This....?" SCELATA - April 11, 2017 ... tv, (though yeah, I check the weather, and whether or not our country had gone to war....,) for Lent, I left the room. He turned it off shortly afterwards, I asked what gives ? and he said, "Oh, you know, the kind of programming they put on this time of year, we're being utterly objective and scientific and historical about all this Jesus stuff , and they make a big deal about anything that contradicts the Bible or common understanding, but if any hard facts ...http://scelata.blogspot.com/2017/04/you-dont-believe-any-of-this.html

Cross of Light Appears on Palm Sunday ANGELS, WONDERS, AND MIRACLES OF FAITH - April 10, 2017 ... Lent, Holy Week, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. It also appeared in September 2015 while Pope Francis was visiting the USA. I spoke to my Spiritual director, Fr. Richard Tartaglia on Monday, April 10, and shared the news about the Cross of Light appearing at my residence. Fr. Richard Tartaglia - 2012 In addition, this sun phenomena has been verified by my spiritual director, Fr. Richard Tartaglia of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Denville, New Jersey. Fr. Richard photographed the ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AngelsWondersAndMiraclesOfFaith/~3/Ji9lfIsYcFs/cross-of-light-appears-on-palm-sunday.html

Pause for Prayer: FRIDAY 4/7 A CONCORD PASTOR COMMENTS - April 6, 2017 Late have I loved you, Lord... - St. Augustine Lent ends at sundown on Holy Thursday, just about a week away (April 13) so we're almost at the end of this holy season. .. How have we done this Lent, you and I? Remember, it's never too late to begin living Lent... Can't say I've done a great job this Lent , Lord . I had good inte ntions and high hopes back on Ash Wednesday but maybe I ...http://concordpastor.blogspot.com/2017/04/pause-for-prayer-friday-47.html

Friday, April 7, 2017 FR. CARMEN MELE, O.P.: TODAY'S HOMILETTE - April 6, 2017 Friday of the Fifth Week of Lent (Jeremiah 20:10-13; John 10:31-42) Today's gospel looks forward to next Friday when the Passion of the Lord will be celebrated. The action takes place on the Feast of the Dedication, known as Hanukkah today. The Jews are celebrating the rededication of the temple altar that was defiled during the despotic reign of Antiochus Epiphanes. In the vision of John the Evangelist the Jews do not realize that they are committing a ...http://cbmdominicanpreacher.blogspot.com/2017/04/friday-april-7-2017.html

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 FR. CARMEN MELE, O.P.: TODAY'S HOMILETTE - April 4, 2017 Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Lent (Daniel 3:14-20.91-92.95; John 8:31-42) In Shakespeare's Hamlet the young prince is looking for evidence to convict his uncle of murdering his father. He gets an idea when a troupe of actors comes to town. He will devise a play that shows how the murder took place. When his uncle watches the action, his visible reaction should betray his guilt. Something similar is taking place in today's gospel passage. John's Gospel not only tells the ...http://cbmdominicanpreacher.blogspot.com/2017/04/wednesday-april-5-2017.html

St. Mary of Egypt ABBEY ROADS - April 3, 2017 The Fifth Sunday of Lent. The Orthodox celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Lent in honor of St. Mary of Egypt, the penitent. (Her actual feast day is kept elsewhere on April 1, 2 and 3.) For those who have been addicted to sexual promiscuity - of any kind - St. Mary is a powerful intercessor and edifying example of penitence. If they take away the title of penitent for the Magdalen, they can never do so for Mary of Egypt. I ...http://abbey-roads.blogspot.com/2009/03/st-mary-of-egypt.html

Reflection on Palm Sunday: We Commemorate the Lord's Entry Into the City of Our Salvation BIG C CATHOLICS - April 2, 2017 ... grace partakers of the Cross, we may have a share also in his Resurrection and in his life.' These words come from the opening prayer of the Liturgy of Palm Sunday, which is the solemn entrance into Holy Week. Throughout Lent, the faithful have been preparing for the great mystery of Easter. Today they stand at its doorstep, ready to enter the most sacred moment of Jesus' life. The Church wants its people to do more than ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/04/reflection-on-palm-sunday-we.html

Be Neither Deterred nor a Deterrent YOUR DAILY TRIPOD - March 30, 2017 Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent By Colleen O'Sullivan The wicked said among themselves, thinking not aright: "Let us beset the just one." (Wisdom 2:1a, 12a) When the just cry out, the Lord hears them, and from all their distress he rescues them. (Psalm 34:18) But when his brothers had gone up to the feast, he himself also went up, not openly but as it were in secret. Some of the inhabitants of Jerusalem said, "Is he not the one they are trying to kill? (John 7: 10, 25) ...http://yourdailytripod.blogspot.com/2017/03/be-neither-deterred-nor-deterrent.html