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Monday of the Octave of Easter

Matt 28:8-15 The Resurrection of Jesus: The Report of the Guard Jerald Jellison said, “Each of us tells a lie at least 50 times a day.” He explained that we lie about our age, our income or our accomplishments. And … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the Octave of Easter

John 20:11-18 The Appearance to Mary of Magdala A man came out and drunk from a bar and was combing the area around an electric post. A curious passerby asked what he was doing. “I am looking for my key,” … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the Octave of Easter

Luke 24:13-35 The Appearance on the Road to Emmaus Jesus in today’s gospel is not recognized by two of His disciples on their way to Emmaus. Actually they were disappointed by the tragic end of the Lord. His death scatters … Continue reading

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Thursday of the Octave of Easter

Luke 24:35-48 The Appearance to the Disciples in Jerusalem The renowned artist Paul Gustave Dore (1821-1883) lost his passport while travelling in Europe. When he came to a border crossing, he explained his predicament to one of the guards. Giving … Continue reading

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Friday of the Octave of Easter

John 21:1-14 The Appearance to the Seven Disciples Today’s gospel account is about Jesus’ resurrection. Jesus appears to His disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. If we are to compare this appearance with His other previous appearances, Christ shows Himself … Continue reading

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Saturday of the Octave of Easter

Mark 16:9-15 The Appearance to the Disciples Fr. Denny Lucas, SVD, in his homily (Bible Diary 2008), said: “A person can read the whole Bible, study the best of theologians and listen to the most persuasive of preachers without coming … Continue reading

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