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Connect! Sunday Reflection

  • A Willing Sacrifice
    by Br. John-Marmion Villa on April 16, 2021

    Jesus says in today’s Gospel, “No one takes my life from me, but I lay it down on my own.” Jesus’ intrinsic freedom is the shining quality here. He was not “compelled” or “obligated” or “coerced” into the path that led to Calvary: he chose it.

Our Sunday Readings

  • Study Guide for April 25, The Fourth Sunday of Easter
    by eezell3 on April 14, 2021

    Here’s a link to the Sunday readings for April 25 ( Sample Commentary on Acts of the Apostles 4:8-12 Those who tried and executed Jesus have arrested two of his disciples, Peter and John, for proclaiming that Jesus is risen. Although Peter and John fled and hid themselves during Jesus’ passion, now they speak with

Catholic Moral Theology

  • Easter Repentance? 3rd Sunday
    by David Cloutier on April 15, 2021

    Repentance and forgiveness are a combination – perhaps THE combination – at the heart of Christianity. This week’s readings are unusually focused in driving home this message as the core proclamation of the Resurrection. In three different scriptural contexts, the same thing is said: the resurrection of Jesus means the call to repentance and forgiveness.

Doctrinal Homilies

  • The good shepherd – Fourth Sunday of Easter
    by Kevin Aldrich on April 19, 2021

    Central idea: Christ is the good shepherd. Doctrine: Responsibilities of a good shepherd. Practical application: Supporting one’s bishop. The post The good shepherd – Fourth Sunday of Easter appeared first on Doctrinal Homily Outlines.

Be With the Word Podcast

  • The Key to Stopping Scrupulosity - Episode 73 - 3rd Sunday of Easter
    by Souls and Hearts on April 14, 2021

    Dr. Gerry reflects on the readings for the Third Sunday of Easter and walks you through a path for stopping scrupulosity and obsessive thinking. He draws on the interplay between the amygdala and the medial prefrontal cortex as we move from fear and shame to awareness, repentance, and receiving comfort from our great Advocate.

Living the Word

  • 4th Sunday Easter Yr. B – My sheep will hear my voice.
    by Marist Laity NZ on April 19, 2021

    Discussion Guide:  4th Sunday Easter Yr. B – My sheep will hear my voice.     Reflection Questions:  • The Church celebrates ʻGood Shepherd Sundayʼ today. It is an opportunity to consider service of Christ in the Church for the World through a vocation in single life, married life, priesthood, religious life. Can you think

Catholic Steward

  • Stewardship Reflection on Lectionary Readings: April 18, 2021
    by Catholic Stewardship Consultants on April 16, 2021

    April 18, 2021 — Third Sunday of Easter ACTS 3:13-15, 17-19; PS 4:2, 4, 7-8, 9; 1 JN 2:1-5a; LK 24:35-48 During this Easter season, in addition to celebrating all that Christ did for us, we are also reminded of how His sacrifice impacts our lives. The knowledge of His sacrifice should not only affect our The post Stewardship Reflection on Lectionary Readings: April 18, 2021 appeared first on Catholic Stewardship Consultants, Inc..

Political Theology Network

  • Life That Does Not Demand Death
    by Whitney Wilkinson Arreche on April 12, 2021

    How can White U.S. Christians in this moment love Asian American and Pacific Islander bodies, without succumbing to the seductions of commodification and ornamentation? How can we resist the impulses to only understand Easter’s resurrection through the lens of generative suffering? Source

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