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Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord B/Seventh Sunday of Easter
May 17 and 20, 2012

Ascension Readings.

Seventh Sunday of Easter Readings

Study of the Readings

Joyce Ann Zimmerman, ed.


Ephesians   4:1-13

7th Sunday of Easter

• the tension Consecration engenderss

The Word Encountered

John Kavanaugh, S. J.

7th Sunday of Easter

The mystery of love is the heart of Christian faith. Its basis is, as the First Letter of John tells us, God’s love for us.

Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

7th Sunday of Easter

How did Jesus cope with this hostility? How does he expect his disciples to cope with it?

Thoughts from the
Early Church

Edith Barnecut, O.S.B., ed.


Leo the Great

7th Sunday of Easter

Guerric of Igny


Preparing for Sunday

Gillick, S. J.

Love is aggressive.

Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller


First, let us remind ourselves that Ascension Day should not be thought of as a historical commemoration.

7th Sunday of Easter

In the narrative of Acts, the choice of Matthias occupies the twelve-day interval between the Ascension and the day of Pentecost.