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PRAYING IN LOSSES – One Bread, One Body, May 30, 2014

Pentecost Novena - Day 1 Acts 18:9-18 | Psalm 47:2-7 | John 16:20-23 "I tell you truly: you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices; you will grieve for a time, but your grief will be turned into joy." —John 16:20 When Jesus' disciples prayed in the upper room after His Ascension and before the first Christian Pentecost, they probably prayed with a sense of loss. [...]

PREPARE THE WAY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (see Lk 3:4) – One Bread, One Body, May 29, 2014

Acts 18:1-8 | Psalm 98:1-4 | John 16:16-20 "A leading man of the synagogue, Crispus, along with his whole household, put his faith in the Lord." —Acts 18:8 Tomorrow begins the Pentecost Novena, nine days of intense prayer in preparation to receive the Holy Spirit in fullness at Pentecost. Today is the traditional feast of the Ascension of Jesus, Who left this earth in body and ascended to the right ... [...]

June 1st, 2014 – 7th Sunday in Easter

Listen Here! Knowing God Readings: Acts 1:12-14 Psalm 27:1, 4, 7-8 1 Peter 4:13-16 John 17:1-11 Click Here for the Reflection for the Ascension Jesus has been taken up into heaven as we begin today’s First Reading. His disciples - including the Apostles and Mary - return to the upper room where He celebrated the Last Supper (see Luke 22:12). There, they devote themselves with one accord to prayer, awaiting the Spirit that He promised would come upon them (see Acts 1:8) [...]