Apr 30, 2022
(Acts 5:27-32,40b-41; Ps.30:2,4-6,11-13; Rv.5:11-14; Jn.21:1-19)
“You changed my mourning into dancing.”
Throughout our readings today we witness the glory the risen Lord effects by His sacrifice, the change of fate that comes by the Savior.
In our first reading, though the apostles are brought before the...
Apr 23, 2022
(Acts 5:12-16; Ps.118:1-4,22-27; Rv.1:9-13,17-19; Jn.20:19-31)
“When I caught sight of Him,
I fell down at His feet as though dead.”
But Jesus “touched [John] with His right hand and said, ‘Do not be afraid.’” Thomas exclaimed, “My Lord and my God!” as he humbled himself at the sight of the risen...
Apr 3, 2022
(Dn.13:1-9,15-17,19-30,33-62; Ps.23:1-6; Jn.8:12-20)
“Judgment of mine is valid because I am not alone.
I have at my side the One who sent me, the Father.”
“It is laid down in [the Mosaic] law that evidence given by two persons is valid.” Thus does the assembly condemn Susanna to death, because the two...
Apr 2, 2022
(Is.43:16-21; Ps.126:1-6; Phil.3:8-14; Jn.8:1-11)
“Forgetting what lies behind
but straining forward to what lies ahead,
I continue my pursuit toward the goal.”
In times past the Lord opened “a way in the sea” for the Israelites to pass through, while Pharoah’s army He “snuffed out and quenched like a...
Apr 1, 2022
(Jer.11:18-20; Ps.7:2-3,9-12; Jn.7:40-53)
“Let us destroy the tree in its vigor;
let us cut him off from the land of the living,
so that his name will be spoken no more.”
With these words “they were hatching plots against” Jeremiah, and in the same way against Jesus. And so, “like a trusting Lamb led to...