Category Archives: HOPE IN THE WORD

Sunday Reflections

The Witness

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (A) In a court of law, a person cannot give a testimony on what he thinks; he cannot give his testimony on just what he heard. To be believable, he has to know … Continue reading

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The Promise

Sixth Sunday of Easter When a parent is very sick or is dying, the children (and close relatives) usually come together around him, and tell him how much they love him. They are sad and seek advices and listen intently … Continue reading

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Room For All

Fifth Sunday of Easter The Gospel today shows us that in a very short time the life of the disciples of Jesus would change radically. The world around them and their hope in Jesus were going to collapse. There is … Continue reading

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The Shepherd’s Patience

Fourth Sunday of Easter In today’s language, patience seems to be attributed to the passive, to the old and to children; for passive people seem not to care nor react immediately, older people seem to give way to the young, … Continue reading

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The Witnesses

Third Sunday of Easter A crow challenged the geese to a flying competition. One of the swans took up the challenge. The crow showed off his stunts and acrobatic prowess in the air, and flew down triumphantly. Then the swan … Continue reading

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Divine Mercy

Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) The story of Creation in the Book of Genesis brings to us significant characteristics of God’s call to order in this world: a) God brings life to a seemingly lifeless situation, puts order … Continue reading

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This Is The Day

Solemnity of the Resurrection of the Lord On Good Friday we reflected on the agony of Jesus in the garden and His crucifixion on Calvary.  In the Garden of Agony, Jesus felt the sorrow and distress for the sins of … Continue reading

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