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Pentecost Sunday C
June 9, 2019

Vigil Mass

Reading I: Genesis 11:1-9 or Exodus 19:3-8a, 16-20b
or Ezekiel 37:1-14 or Joel 3:1-5

Responsorial Psalm 104:1-2, 24, 35, 27-28, 29, 30
Reading II: Romans 8:22-27
Gospel: John 7:37-39

Mass During the Day

Reading I: Acts 2:1-11
Responsorial Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-30, 31, 34
Reading II: 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13
or Romans 8:8-17

Gospel: John 20:19-23 or John 14:15-16, 23b-26
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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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

Have You Sent Your Pentecost Cards?

Pentecost is more than the afterglow of Easter; it is Easter's culmination.

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The Word Encountered

John Kavanaugh, SJ

The Difference It Makes

If we are so pluralistic as to think that any way to God suffices, why should the way of the Lord Jesus be considered a gift to our young?

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Mediterranean Leaders

Jesus established and strengthened his credibility by winning every argument with his opponents. No matter how often people try to trick him or trip him up, he comes out on top.

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Leo the Great

O how swift is the word of wisdom, and where God is master how quickly the lesson is learnt!

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

Mass during the Day

Vigil Mass