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Seventh Sunday of Easter May 24, 2020

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For this Seventh Sunday of Easter, we continue to proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” Today, we hear Jesus pray for his disciples, and therefore, us and our mission. Amid religious, social, and economic divisions, we seek the unity that Jesus had with his Father. Made one in baptism, […]

Sixth Sunday of Easter – May 17, 2020

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For this Sixth Sunday of Easter, we continue to proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” Today, we hear Jesus speak to the disciples and us that he will give us an Advocate, who will be like Jesus. This is the Holy Spirit. Through the Holy Spirit, Jesus comes to […]

Fifth Sunday of Easter – May 10, 2020

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For the Fifth Sunday of Easter when we continue to proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” Today, we hear Jesus speak to the disciples and us that he goes to prepare a place for us and through him, we will know God, who is our parent. Jesus is the […]

Fourth Sunday of Easter – May 3, 2020

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For this  Fourth Sunday of Easter we continue to proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” The traditional focus of this Fourth Sunday of Easter is on Jesus being the “good shepherd.” On this “Good Shepherd Sunday,” we hear Jesus speak of himself as the shepherd who is the gatekeeper and who opens the […]

Third Sunday of Easter – April 26, 2020

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Summary: For this Third Sunday of Easter video worship experience, we continue to proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” Today we recall another Easter Day story when two followers of Jesus, Cleopas and a traveling companion, were on the road to Emmaus. The resurrected Jesus appeared to these two followers of Jesus, […]

Second Sunday of Easter – April 19, 2020

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Summary: For the Second Sunday of Easter video worship experience, we continue to proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” We recall the evening of the first Easter Day when the resurrected Jesus appeared to the disciples, who were gathered together in a house behind locked doors, because they were […]

Easter Sunday – April 12, 2020

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Summary: For this Easter Day video worship experience, we celebrate the Resurrection of Our Lord and proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” Today we hear the resurrection story from Matthew, where we recall the women at the tomb and their encounter with an angel and the risen Jesus Christ. The women experience fear and […]

Jesus Ascension Message: ‘May they be one’

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“As we are one, may they be one” Text: John 17:20-26; Read it here. Seventh Sunday of Easter. One in love for God and for each other. Before Jesus left his followers for the final time — this time, ascending into heaven — he prayed for us. He begged God to protect us. Jesus warned […]

Jesus’ Voice – Can you hear it?

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As we walk this world, listen for Jesus’ voice! Text: John 10:22-30; Fourth Sunday of Easter We sometimes strain to hear Jesus’ voice. Around the world,Christians are being persecuted and killed. These senseless actions seem unbelievable, in this day and age. Yet, St. Paul reminds us that “nothing can separate us from the love of […]

Jesus loves us, despite our mistakes

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Encounters with the Risen Jesus bring us face-to-face with our mistakes Text: John 21:1-19; Third Sunday of Easter Jesus’ closest followers made more than their share of mistakes. Yet, Jesus showed them an all-forgiving love as he called them to ever-deeper service in the Way. The risen Jesus offered breakfast to his followers on the shores […]