Study of the ReadingsEd. by Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
• Words, Phrases
• To the point • First Two Readings
These readings remind us that our Easter faith entails the remarkable belief that the Spirit of God continues to work through the very human processes of decision-making in our Church.
John Kavanaugh, SJ
One of the most seductive temptations of the believer is to identify the will of God with the will of the believer, and not the other way around.
John J. Pilch
In the absence of living eyewitnesses to Jesus and with the increased delay of Jesus’ return, the “paraclete” will guide and help believers.
Bernard of Clairvaux
The dimensions of a soul are in proportion to its love, as the apostle confirms when he urges the Corinthians “to widen their hearts in love.”
Reginald H. Fuller
There is a temple in the Church, a visible place where God’s presence is made known in word and sacrament.