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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 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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Wednesday of the 5th Week of Easter

John 15:1-8 The Vine and the Branches When I read today’s gospel and reflected, I remember that advertisement of PLDT (or Philippine Long Distance Telephone): “PLDT, Keeping you in touch.” Jesus is like PLDT, He always keeps in touch with … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 5th Week of Easter

John 15:9-11 Joy in Christ I read this sad story about a father who, while washing his brand-new car, heard a scratching sound and saw his eight-year-old son writing something on the car door. In a fit of anger, he … Continue reading

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Friday of the 5th Week of Easter

John 15:12-17 Jesus’ Commandment All of us know that the old commandment was to “love your neighbor as you love yourself,” (Lev. 19:8) and Jesus quoted it (Matthew 19:19; 22:39) accurately. In today’s gospel reading, we hear Jesus commanding us … Continue reading

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Saturday of the 5th Week of Easter

John 15:18-21 The World’s Hatred During China’s Boxer Rebellion of 1900, insurgents captured a mission station, blocked all the gates but one, and in front of that one gate placed a cross flat on the ground. Then the word was … Continue reading

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