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Ascension of the Lord
May 21/24, 2020

7th Sunday of Easter
May 24, 2020
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7th Sunday of Easter

Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

Between Ascension and Pentecost
(7th Sunday)

Today's First Reading gives us Luke’s snapshot of the apostles and other disciples gathered in prayer.

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The Word Embodied

John Kavanaugh, SJ

The Beyond

Since the beginning it was known that if we banish Christ’s divinity, he and all of us are utterly alone.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

The Meaning and Types of Prayer
(7th Sunday)

What he expresses here in prayer, Jesus later accomplishes in deed when, dying on the cross, he entrusts his mother to the care and protection of a good friend.

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Gregory of Nyssa

As far as we can, let us imitate the prophet by our love for God, by gentleness and by patience with those who hate us.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller


7th Sunday of Easter