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Second Sunday of Easter

April 24, 2022
Working with the Word

Study of the Readings
Ed. by
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
et al

• Words,     Phrases
To the point
• First Two     Readings
• Experience

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The Word Encountered

John Kavanaugh, SJ


God’s love for us, even in our sinful state, is there for the asking if we only believe. We must accept the lavish gift we have not earned.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Believing Without Seeing

Would Thomas be offended to know that the evangelist created a story featuring him as a “doubter”?

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Augustine of Hippo

We can be sure that the miracles he wrought while he lived among us were meant to encourage us to accept gifts from him that should never pass away nor have an end.

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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

Being Saved

All who believed were together and had all things in common; they would sell their property and possessions and divide them among all according to each one’s need

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

John the Seer sees the risen Christ and receives the messages for the seven churches. Some have held that this vision was a continuation of the post-resurrection appearances.

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