Sunday of Divine Mercy

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Sunday of Divine Mercy

BEYOND CLOSED DOORS

“Have you come to believe because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed.” – Jn. 20:29

What prevents me from moving beyond closed doors?

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Thursday in the Octave of Easter

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Thursday in the Octave of Easter

TO KNOW AND BE KNOWN INTIMATELY

“Then he said to them, ‘Why are you troubled? And why do questions arise in your hearts?’” – Lk. 24:38

To know and be known; this is a very essential part of divine love. 

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Tuesday in the Octave of Lent

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Tuesday in the Octave of Lent

APOSTLE OF THE APOSTLES

“Mary went and announced to the disciples, ‘I have seen the Lord,’ and then reported what he had told her.”  Jn. 20:11-18

God chose Mary Magdalene to be the first evangelist of our faith. 

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Monday in the Octave of Easter

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Monday in the Octave of Easter

ON THIS PATH WE ARE WALKING, PLEASE COME MEET US

“Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went away quickly from the tomb, fearful yet overjoyed, and behold, Jesus met them on their way and greeted them.” – Mt. 28:8-9

Jesus, allow our encounter with you to break open this new season.

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Easter Sunday

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Easter Sunday

ALLELUIA, ALLELUIA

“And behold, Jesus met them on their way and greeted them.” – Mt. 28:9

A silent alleluia visited me, just enough to shift me into gratitude.

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Holy Saturday

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Holy Saturday

ARE WE THERE YET?

Today is the day of no Eucharist, the day of entombment, the day of only death. 

What if today I let that hurt speak a little louder, a little longer, rather than rushing myself along to the Resurrection?

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Good Friday

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Good Friday

I TOO, THIRST

“Jesus said, ‘I thirst.’” Jn. 19:28

How can I respond to this love that I am experiencing?

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Holy Thursday

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Holy Thursday

LOVE FALLING ON MY FEET

“[He] began to wash the disciples' feet…” – Jn. 13:5

Thank you, Jesus, for your humble gesture.

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Wednesday of Holy Week

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Wednesday of Holy Week

LORD, I AM NOT WORTHY...

“The Lord God is my help, therefore I am not disgraced...” – Is. 50:7

Help me enter, more fully, your communion of love, with hands and hearts wide open to receive your love as well as others'.

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Monday of Holy Week

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Monday of Holy Week

PROMISES OF LIFE

“The house was filled with the fragrance of the oil.” – Jn. 12:3

How can I taste, smell, and feel the presence of Christ today?

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Saturday of the Fifth Week in Lent

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Saturday of the Fifth Week in Lent

SWAN SONG

“I will make with them a covenant of peace; it shall be an everlasting covenant with them.” –Ez. 37:26

“What do you think? That he will not come to the feast?” – Jn. 11:56

Jesus receives me as I am... 

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Friday of the Fifth Week in Lent

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Friday of the Fifth Week in Lent

REMINDERS OF LOVE

“I hear the whisperings of many: ‘Terror on every side! Denounce! Let us denounce him!’” – Jer. 20:10

I am invited to listen to a gentler voice that says I am loved.

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Thursday of the Fifth Week in Lent

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Thursday of the Fifth Week in Lent

GOD’S UNWAVERING PRESENCE

"I will maintain my covenant with you and your descendants after you throughout the ages as an everlasting pact, to be your God and the God of your descendant after you." – Gn. 17:7

God's words are his vows, made lovingly while he beholds his beloved creations.

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Wednesday of the Fifth Week in Lent

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Wednesday of the Fifth Week in Lent

SLAVERY AND FREEDOM

“I give you my assurance, everyone who lives in sin is the slave of sin.” – Jn. 8:34

If you live according to my teaching, you are truly my disciples; there you will know the truth and the truth will set you free.

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Tuesday of the Fifth Week in Lent

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Tuesday of the Fifth Week in Lent

WAITING IN TRUST

"The people complained against God and Moses, ‘Why have you brought us up from Egypt to die in this desert, where there is no food or water?’" – Nm. 21:5

We are invited to let go and wait in trust in God's promise to a greater life.

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