Sunday

29 May 2022

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

SUNDAY SUMMARY

Acts of the Apostles 7:55-60  Stephen gives his life, trusting in the life of the world to come.

Psalm 97:1-2, 6-7, 9  God’s authority rests on twin principles of justice and judgment.

Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20  The Lord is near, and all who believe are invited to come forward into new life.

John 17:20-26  Jesus prays for unity among his friends that mirrors his own unity with God.
 

For links to the SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD, CYCLE C materials, please click here.

For links to the SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD, CYCLE B materials, please click here.

For links to the SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD, CYCLE A materials, please click here.

For sample homilies for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, click here.

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The inner word

What’s in your heart?

When do you feel most “at one” with those around you? A shared faith helps us feel the warm kinship Jesus describes in today’s gospel.

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Exploring the word

The time is at hand!

“Jesus is coming soon.” We’ve seen these words or similar ones on sandwich boards, bumper stickers, and billboards. We hear them in church, too.

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Homily stories

Out of Africa

Since the 1950s scientists have had in their possession an artifact discovered in South Africa known as the Hofmeyr skull. It resembles other modern human skulls unearthed in Asia and Europe.

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Homily stories

Blessed be!

She said it again. No matter how hard Jennifer tried not to say it, that word kept coming out of her. It was a word she wasn’t supposed to use.

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Prayers

Penitential Act & Prayer of the Faithful

Like you, O Lord, your first martyr Saint Stephen called on God to forgive his persecutors. Today we pray for that same forgiveness.

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Quotes

I gave as an offering my all to him who had won me and saved me, my property, my fame, my health, my very words. . . . In considering all these things, I preferred Christ.

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