Readings this Week

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    Heaven’s Green Pastures – Gregory the Great

    Gregory the Great here reflects on Jesus words in John 10 that he is the Good Shepherd who lays down his life for his sheep....

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    Origins of the Papacy – Peter do you Love Me?

    The origins of the Papacy can be found in the dialogue between Jesus and Simon Peter in John 21, a gospel traditionally read during Eastertide. The question,"Peter, do you love me?" is followed by the command "Feed my sheep." The pope, shepherd and successor of Peter, has a role that has not to do with privilege but with sacrifice. ...

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    Divine Mercy Sunday and the Sacrament of Mercy

    Divine Mercy Sunday or the Octave of Easter presents us with one of the most famous of gospel stories -- the story of Doubting Thomas. But it shows us how and when the sacrament of penance and reconciliation (aka "Confession") was instituted by the Lord Jesus Christ -- and why....