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Sunday Reflections

The Breath of Peace

Pentecost Sunday (B)  There are different ways people join groups: a) Leaders of tribal people make blood compact so that their tribes may become friends, protect one another, be able to marry from the other tribe peacefully and be at peace … Continue reading

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The Hope To Pursue

Ascension of the Lord (B) Today’s world situates us in one or more of the following: first, in a world of high technology, where our capabilities and our time are spent, and we become willing subjects of its fast pace; … Continue reading

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Messengers of Hope

Sixth Sunday of Easter (B) 1. We are messengers of hope. Wars, calamities, poverty, economic crises, family and personal problems, anxieties, etc., can obscure the horizon of hope and can bring despair, frustration, anger and situations of demoralization. In situations … Continue reading

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Pruned To Bear Fruit

Fifth Sunday of Easter (B) Society today tends to teach us extreme individualism whereby people set their hearts in the “pursuit of personal happiness and independence rather that collective goals or interests” (Dictionary). It also demonstrates the “belief that society … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd

Fourth Sunday of Easter (B) Today, the 4th Sunday of Easter, is also called the Good Shepherd Sunday. It is also a World Day of Prayer for an increase of vocations to the priesthood and religious life for the life … Continue reading

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Witnesses To The Ends Of The World

Third Sunday of Easter (B) After the Resurrection, Peter urged the people and their leaders: “Repent…. and be converted, that your sins may be wiped out” (Acts 3:19). Before Jesus started His public ministry, John the Baptist appeared in the … Continue reading

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The Divine Mercy

Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) – B Today’s feast of the Divine Mercy of Jesus brings out of us tremendous faith and peace: a) faith, because without it we cannot approach Jesus whose only way of life is … Continue reading

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