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April 26, 2020: Third Sunday of Easter

Reading: Luke 24:13-35 That very day, the first day of the week, two of Jesus’ disciples were going to a village seven miles from Jerusalem called Emmaus, and they were conversing about all the things that had occurred. And it happened that while they were conversing and debating, Jesus himself drew near and walked with…

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April 19, 2020: Second Sunday of Easter

Reading: John 20:19-31 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the doors were locked, where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, “Peace be with you.” When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side.The…

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April 12, 2020: Easter Sunday

Reading: John 20:1-9 On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple whom Jesus loved and told them, “They have taken…

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April 5, 2020: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

Reading: Matthew 26:14-27:66 Read the whole today’s Gospel reading here. From noon onward, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon.And about three o’clock Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”Some of the bystanders who heard it…

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May 26, 2019: Sixth Sunday of Easter

Reading: John 14:23-29 Jesus said to his disciples:“Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our dwelling with him.Whoever does not love me does not keep my words; yet the word you hear is not mine but that of the Father who…

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May 19, 2019: Fifth Sunday of Easter

Reading: John 13:31-33a, 34-35 When Judas had left them, Jesus said,“Now is the Son of Man glorified, and God is glorified in him.If God is glorified in him,God will also glorify him in himself,and God will glorify him at once. My children, I will be with you only a little while longer.I give you a…

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May 12, 2019: Fourth Sunday of Easter

Reading: John 10:27-30 Jesus said: “My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish. No one can take them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, The Father and I are one.” Reflection:…

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May 5, 2019: Third Sunday of Easter

Reading: John 21:1-14 At that time, Jesus revealed himself to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. He revealed himself in this way.Together were Simon Peter, Thomas called Didymus, Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, Zebedee’s sons, and two others of his disciples.Simon Peter said to them, “I am going fishing.” They said to him, “We…

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September 30, 2018: Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading: Mark 9:38-41 At that time, John said to Jesus, “Teacher, we saw someone driving out demons in your name, and we tried to prevent him because he does not follow us.” Jesus replied, “Do not prevent him. There is no one who performs a mighty deed in my name who can at the same…

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September 23, 2018: Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading: Mark 9:30-37 Jesus and his disciples left from there and began a journey through Galilee, but he did not wish anyone to know about it. He was teaching his disciples and telling them, “The Son of Man is to be handed over to men and they will kill him, and three days after his…

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September 16, 2018: Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading: Mark 8:27-35 Jesus and his disciples set out for the villages of Caesarea Philippi. Along the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” They said in reply, “John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others one of the prophets.” And he asked them, “But who do you say that I…

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September 9, 2018: Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading: Mark 7:31-37 Again Jesus left the district of Tyre and went by way of Sidon to the Sea of Galilee, into the district of the Decapolis. And people brought to him a deaf man who had a speech impediment and begged him to lay his hand on him. He took him off by himself…

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Providence Associate Connie Schnapf is a wife, mother and grandmother. She worked for nearly 30 years as a parish director of religious education. She currently works part time at WNIN Public Radio and TV as their receptionist and continues to offer spiritual direction to others. Connie and her husband live in Newburgh, Indiana.