6th Sunday of Easter (B): “LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS I HAVE LOVED YOU.”


6TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (B): A LOVE THAT GIVES AND FORGIVES. In a previous post, someone commented in a seemingly incredulous and pessimistic tone: “Imitate Christ’s virtues?…Really?” Well, in today’s Gospel, Our Lord Jesus Christ reminds us once again: “REMAIN IN MY LOVE…LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS I LOVE YOU (Jn 15: 9.12).” “AS I LOVE…

6th Sunday of Easter B. Mass readings.


6th Sunday of Easter B. Mass readings. First reading: Acts 10:25–26, 34–35, 44–48 When Peter entered, Cornelius met him and, falling at his feet, paid him homage. Peter, however, raised him up, saying, “Get up. I myself am also a human being.” Then Peter proceeded to speak and said, “In truth, I see that God shows…

4th Sunday of Easter B. Mass readings.


4th Sunday of Easter B. Mass readings. First reading: Acts 4:8–12 Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said: “Leaders of the people and elders: If we are being examined today about a good deed done to a cripple, namely, by what means he was saved, then all of you and all the people of Israel should…

2nd Sunday of Easter. DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY MASS READINGS.


2nd Sunday of Easter. DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY MASS READINGS. FIRST READING: Acts 4:32–35 The community of believers was of one heart and mind, and no one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they had everything in common. With great power the apostles bore witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus,…

EASTER READING: CHRIST THE SOURCE OF RESURRECTION AND LIFE


CHRIST THE SOURCE OF RESURRECTION AND LIFE Saint Paul rejoices in the knowledge that spiritual health has been restored to the human race. Just as death entered the world through Adam, so life has been given back to the world through Christ. And again: The first man, being from the earth, is earthly by nature; the second man…

THE JOY OF EASTER: THE RISEN CHRIST IN AND WITH US!


THE JOY OF EASTER: THE RISEN CHRIST IN AND WITH US! The Lord has risen from the dead, as he had foretold. Let there be happiness and rejoicing for he is our King forever, alleluia (Entrance Antiphon). The true joy of Easter has its origin in Christ, in the Risen Lord who has triumphed over…

EASTER READING: THE EASTER PRAISE OF CHRIST (Melito of Sardis).


EASTER READING: THE EASTER PRAISE OF CHRIST (Melito of Sardis) We should understand, beloved, that the paschal mystery is at once old and new, transitory and eternal, corruptible and incorruptible, mortal and immortal. In terms of the Law it is old, in terms of the Word it is new. In its figure it is passing,…