15 May 2022

Fifth Sunday of Easter, Cycle C Click here for all content for this cycle Fifth Sunday of Easter, Cycle C


Acts of the Apostles 14:21-27  Paul and Barnabas rejoice that God opens the door of faith to the outside world.

Psalm 145:8-9, 10-11, 12-13  God’s compassion extends to all creatures and to the whole children of Adam and Eve.

Revelation 21:1-5a  John the visionary sees the New Jerusalem and the new creation.

John 13:31-33a, 34-35  Jesus gives his friends a new commandment in their last hours together.

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The inner word

What’s in your heart?

Difficult as it is to admit, there is a bit of a “Judas” in each one of us. At one time or another, we all probably have faced the unpleasant realization that we have betrayed someone or something we held dear.

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Exploring the word

Biblical multitasking

The next generation, it seems, will be very good at the task of doing many things at once. They are being raised in an environment of multimedia at home and in school. Their socialization is more multicultural than anything we older folks were exposed to in our ethnocentric upbringing.

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Homily stories

Love like Mama would

In his autobiography, music legend Ray Charles wrote of the kind of love Jesus showed us in his description of a woman he called Ma Beck: I wasn’t quite 15 when my mama died. That was the most devastating thing in my whole experience—bar nothing, period.

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Homily stories

First things first

“What part of illegal don’t you understand?” Joyce was livid. Her son Tony, who lived in the same town, had taken a family of undocumented immigrants into his home.

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Penitential Act & Prayer of the Faithful

Our God asks us to love one another. For when we have not loved, we now ask for God’s forgiveness.

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For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.

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