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The Sixth Sunday of Easter

Fr. Scott Steinkerchner, OP breaks open the readings for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, lifting up Jesus' comment: "This is my commandment: that you love one another as I have loved you." Trusting the love of God shown in Jesus and reflecting that love to others should be the center of our faith.

Readings: Acts 10:25-26,​34-35,​44-48, 1 John 4:7-10, John 15:9-17

17 Apr • Finding your part

Though his role was to feed the widows and orphans, Philip left Jerusalem to avoid persecution and preached Christ to great effect in a town in Samaria. We all have official roles in our communities, but we have to discern to find what our real role is in helping to unfold the Kingdom of God.

6 Apr • Speaking boldly

After the Resurrection, Sts. Peter and John were hauled before the Sanhedrin because they were speaking boldly about Jesus. Would that we have the same courage to speak about what we have seen, or to ask those who seem to have experienced what we wish to experience.

Dominicans Request Synod to Consider Lay Preaching at Eucharist

For 6 April 2024, , based on Twenty-seven preachers and theologians from North America, Europe, and Asia met at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis this March 11–14 for a synodal symposium on “The Pastoral Charge for Lay Catholic Eucharistic Preaching.” The group has formally submitted its recommendations about lay preaching at Mass to […]