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2nd Sunday of Easter
Divine Mercy Sunday
April 11, 2021
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ


Doubting Thomas was resentful, probably broken-hearted. He warded off his grief by simple denial.

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser


The first problem we have with prayer is that we’re too–busy and too–preoccupied to make time for it. There’s never, it seems, a good time for prayer.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

Victory is ours

If you try claiming that you don’t sin, you are guilty of lying, which is a sin.

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Gillick, SJ

The Apple

Thomas is a perfect picture of “envy.” He, as did Adam and Eve, wants to eat of the apple of certainty.

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

One Heart, One Mind

Whatever economic system the followers of Jesus Christ espouse, it had better be a system that provides for the needs of all the people.

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

Doubting Thomas

If you believe deeply and personally in Jesus will good deeds spring from that belief and love?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

of course
you fall down

give yourself time

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