Posts from May 2019

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Reflection on the Sixth Sunday of Easter

by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Our first reading is a unique in its style and offers to us a glimpse of the workings of the early Church.The disciples are in a foreign land, spreading the Good News, and there seems to be some local customs and traditions that come into conflict. The apostles and elders write to the new Christians […]

Reflection on the Fifth Sunday of Easter

by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Easter During the Easter season, our First Readings are based on the lives of Jesus’ disciples. In today’s First Reading, we hear about Paul and Barnabas and how they “strengthened the spirits of the disciples and exhorted them to persevere in the faith.” When we think about our own […]

Reflection on the Fourth Sunday of Easter

by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

The Good Shepherd The 4 th Sunday of Easter is often called Good Shepherd Sunday. In the Old Testament, there are numerous designations of God as Shepherd, primarily to describe His relationship with His people. To cite a couple of examples, Psalm 23 in its entirety and the following verse from Isaiah 40:11: “As the […]