Daily Archives: June 16, 2011

Monday of the 6th Week of Easter

John 15:26-16:4 Coming of the Advocate and the World’s Hatred In today’s gospel Jesus says that His major witnesses are the Holy Spirit, the Paraclete or the Advocate and each one of us. The responsibility is given to us now … Continue reading

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Monday of the 5th Week of Easter

John 14:21-26 The Advocate Nowadays, the word ‘love’ has been overused, abused, underused and how it is bandied about constantly in the media. But it is a fact that love is universally identified both as the primary need of people … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the 6th Week of Easter

John 16:5-11 Jesus Departure: Coming of the Advocate In a few days, we shall be celebrating the Ascension of Jesus to heaven. And in today’s gospel, He says: “Unless I go, the Advocate will not come to you; but if … Continue reading

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Wednesday of 6th Week of Easter

John 16:12-15 The Spirit of Truth Bits and Pieces, (July, 1991) reported that once, when a stubborn disputer seemed unconvinced, Lincoln said, “Well, let’s see how many legs has a cow?” “Four, of course,” came the reply disgustedly. “That’s right,” … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the 5th Week of Easter

John 14:27-31 Gift of Peace Fr. Jerry Orbos, SVD told in his book, Just a Moment (February 8, 2008) that when he was in Canada, he met Fr. Jerry Desmont, who at 70 is so full of life, goodness, simplicity … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 6th Week of Easter

John 16:16-20 Grief Turning Into Joy The statement of Jesus ‘a little while,’ mikron in Greek, is used seven times in this short passage. Something is about to happen soon, but they don’t know what. This is the way to … Continue reading

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Friday of the 6th Week of Easter

John 16:20-23 The Disciples’ Joy Spiritual author Jean Catoir in his humorous book, Enjoy the Lord. A Guide to Contemplation, says: “We were made for happiness and we alone among created beings have the capacity for laughter… From our earliest … Continue reading

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