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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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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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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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Saturday of the 6th Week of Easter

John 16:23-28 The Coming Day I do not know if you notice that in the opening prayer of the Mass, the prayer is addressed to God the Father. But towards the end of the prayer, we say, “We ask this … Continue reading

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