Third Sunday of Easter (B)

You Are My Witnesses Acts 3. 13 – 15, 17-19Responsorial Psalm: 41 John 2. 1 – 5Luke 24. 35 – 48Who is a witness? A witness is a person who was actually present at an event andshould, for this reason, be able to describe it as it happened. Usually this term is used...

Second Sunday of Easter – Divine Mercy Sunday (B)

Acts: 4: 32 – 35;Responsorial Pslam:1181 John 5: 1 – 6;Gospel: John 20: 19 – 31The steamship Statendam was destroyed by the Nazis in Rotterdam. Her captain, GeorgeBarendse, was in America on business. He repeatedly tried to communicate with his wifeand only son in...

Easter Vigil 2024

“Christ Has Risen Indeed Alleluia”First Reading :Genesis: 1. 1 – 2.2 Psalm:104Second Reading: Genesis: 22. 1 – 18. Psalm: 16Third Reading: Exodus 14. 15 – 31; 15.20, 1 + + Psalm: Exodus 15Fourth Reading: (Epistle) – Romans 6, 3 -11.Fifth Reading: Isaiah 55. 1 –...

FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT (B)

Jeremiah 31.31 – 34Psalm 51Hebrews 5. 7 – 9John 12. 20 -33 One focus during Lent is to reflect on our own death and to see our way through it. We all must die, as much as we don’t like the fact. We try to hide it, dodge it, deny it. Yet we can’t in fact escape it....

Fourth Sunday of Lent (B)

March 10God So Loved the World 2 Chronicles 36. 14 – 17a, 19 – 23Psalm 137Ephesians 2. 4 – 10John 3. 14 – 21 We are half way through March and already there is light in the evenings beyond six o’clock. We have longer daylight to look forward to, especially when the...

Third Sunday of Lent (B)

Exodus 20: 1 – 17Responsorial Psalm: 191 Corinthians 1.18, 22 – 25John 2. 13 – 25 Christ arrives at the Jerusalem Temple for the Passover. The temple was under construction for almost half a century. To gain admission into the temple one had to pay half a shocked. To...