In this edition we celebrate significant dates within the Christian, Catholic calendar including Easter Sunday, Ascension of The Lord, Pentecost and the Feast of the Sacred Heart.  We wish all members and their families a happy, safe and peaceful Easter.

In addition to the weekly gospel, personal reflection and prayers have also been included, including the prayer for the canonization of Blessed Frederic Ozanam.

  • Easter Sunday

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    Reflection 1 April 5, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) 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...

  • Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

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    Reflection 1 June 14, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) Mark 4:26-34 Jesus said to the crowd: This is how it is with the reign of God. A man scatters seed on the ground. He goes to bed and gets up day after day. Through it all...

  • Feast of the Sacred Heart

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    Personal Reflection June 12, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) John 19:31-37 Since it was the preparation day, in order that the bodies might not remain on the cross on the Sabbath, for the Sabbath of that week was a solemn one,...

  • Fifth Sunday of Easter

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    Reflection 5 May 3, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) John 15:1-8 Jesus said to his disciples: “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower. He takes away every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and everyone...

  • Fourth Sunday of Easter

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    Reflection 4 April 26, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) John 10:11-18 Jesus said: “I am the good shepherd. A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep…I am the good shepherd, I know mine and mine know me, just...

  • Pentecost

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    Reflection 8 May 24, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) John 15:26-27, 16:12-15 Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Advocate comes, whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth that proceeds from the Father,...

  • Second Sunday of Easter

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    Reflection 2 April 12, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) John 20:19-31 Thomas, called Didymus, one of the Twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. So the other disciples said to him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he...

  • Seventh Sunday of Easter

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    Reflection 7 May 17, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) John 17:11-19 Lifting up his eyes to heaven, Jesus prayed, saying: “Holy Father, keep your name those you have given me, so that they may be one just as we are...

  • Sixth Sunday of Easter

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    Reflection 6 May 10, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) John 15:9-17 Jesus said to his disciples: “As the Father loves me, so I also love you. Remain in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just...

  • The Ascension of the Lord

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    Personal Reflection May 14, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) Mark 16:15-20 Jesus said to his disciples: “Go into the whole world and proclaim the gospel to every creature…These signs will accompany those who...

  • The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

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    Reflection 10 June 7, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) Mark 14:12-16 While they were eating, Jesus took bread, said the blessing, broke it, gave it to them, and said, “Take it; this is my body.” Then he took a cup,...

  • The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

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    Reflection 9 May 31, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) Matthew 28:16-20 The eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had ordered them.When they all saw him, they worshiped, but they doubted. Then Jesus...

  • Third Sunday of Easter

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    Reflection 3 April 19, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) Luke 24:35-48 Jesus stood in their midst and said to them, “Peace be with you.”…Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures. And he said to...

  • Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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    Reflection 13 June 28, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) Mark 5:21-43 When Jesus had crossed back to the other side of the Sea of Galilee in the boat, a large crowd gathered around him and he stayed close to the lake. One of the...

  • Twelth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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    Reflection 12 June 21, 2015 Text (Gospel Story) Mark 4:35-41 One day as evening drew on Jesus said to his disciples, “Let us cross over to the farther shore.” Leaving the crowd, they took him away in the boat...