Monthly Archives: May 2011

Praying in the In-Between Times

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 5 June 2011 Acts 1:12-14; Psalm 27:1, 4, 7-8, 13; 1 Peter 4:13-16; John 17:1-11a In all of today’s readings I discern the theme of waiting and praying in in-between times. In the first … Continue reading

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Christ Within

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 29 May 2011 Acts 8:5-8, 14-17; Psalm 66:1-7, 16, 20; 1 Peter 3:15-18; John 14:15-21 In his farewell address to his disciples, Jesus has to wean them off their dependence upon his constant physical … Continue reading

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Following Jesus into unfamiliar territory

Reflections on the readings for Sunday 22 May 2011 Acts 6:1-7; Psalm33:1-2, 4-5, 18-19; 1 Peter 2:4-9; John 14:1-12 “Master, we do not know where you are going; how can we know the way?” If I have thoughts of heaven … Continue reading

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Suffering for doing good

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 15 May 2011 Acts 2:14a, 36-41; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:20b-25; John 10:1-10 Because Jesus’ crucifixion is so much part of the Gospel story, I sometimes lose sight of how totally unfair it all … Continue reading

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The Road to Emmaus

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 8 May 2011 Acts 2:14, 22-33; Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-11; 1 Peter 1:17-21; Luke 24:13-35 The disciples on the road to Emmaus are in a very dark and gloomy place. They are depressed and … Continue reading

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