Sunday

21 Apr 2019

Solemnity of the Resurrection of the Lord (Easter Sunday), Cycle C Click here for all content for this cycle Solemnity of the Resurrection of the Lord (Easter Sunday), Cycle C

SUNDAY SUMMARY

Acts of the Apostles 10:34a, 37-43  Peter jumpstarts the ministry to the Gentiles at the centurion’s house.

Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23  We rejoice, for this is the day the Lord has made!

Colossians 3:1-4 or 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8  Yesterday’s yeast will not do in the season of sincerity and truth.

John 20:1-9  Mary Magdalene, Peter, and the beloved disciple interpret Easter morning.

The inner word

The inner word

What’s in your heart?

Today we begin our journey in discovering who Jesus truly is.

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Exploring the word

Exploring the word

We are witnesses

The Easter story, for most of the participants involved, does not begin with the Resurrection of Jesus. How could it? No one was there! No one saw what happened or could report the phenomenon as artists and visionaries have imagined it since.

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In other words

In other words

The Sunday gospel in everyday English

Early in the morning on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone was moved away from the entrance. She ran at once to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, breathlessly panting, “They took the Master from the tomb. We don’t know where they’ve put him.”

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Homily stories

Homily stories

Let faith egg you on

One Easter, when we were children, my brother decided to play a trick on the family, one I suggest that no one choose to imitate. He took a raw egg from the refrigerator, colored it, and put it in the basket along with all the hard-boiled eggs. Then he waited with great anticipation to see who would select that egg.

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Homily stories

Homily stories

Fools rush in

Living in a family is a great way to learn that people’s biggest fault is typically just the flip side of their best virtue: the person who is quick to give, but gives to a fault, or the one who is honest—but sometimes brutally so. Or even the one who usually has great advice—whether you want it or no.

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Homily stories

Homily stories

The start of something big

Our image of an entrepreneur—especially in this dot com era—is of a 20-something single person who has nothing to lose by taking a risk. But risk-takers actually come in all ages. Ray Kroc, one of the most successful entrepreneurs of modern times was 52 when he noticed that the McDonald brothers, owners of a hamburger stand in San Bernardino, California, ordered eight of his milkshake mixer machines.

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Prayers

Prayers

Penitential Act & Prayer of the Faithful

On this day the Lord has made, we ask for the forgiveness of sins Christ promises us through him.

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Quotes

Quotes

Incarnated into the fullness of human life, our religion, in order to be faithful to Christ, must plant the cross in it, so as to introduce the life-giving death without which there is no glorious Resurrection.

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