Jesus drew near and walked with them

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:00:53 +0000

  THAT very day, the first day of the week, two of Jesus’ disciples were go­ing to a village seven miles from Jerusalem called Em­maus… And it happened that while they were con­versing and debating, Je­sus himself drew near and walked with them, but their eyes were prevented from recognizing him. He asked them, “What […]

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Stop holding on to me

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 16:00:53 +0000

  THIS is the more exact translation of the original Greek (the more familiar translation is “Do not touch me”) that literally means, “Don’t begin to hold unto me.” So Mary Magdalene has been touching the Risen Lord until he stops her. Mary Magdalene weeps because of Jesus’ death. Then, when she stoops down to […]

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Holy Saturday

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:00:59 +0000

  Gospel Lk 24:1-12 At daybreak on the first day of the week the women who had come from Galilee with Jesus took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb; but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. […]

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It is finished

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 06:39:13 +0000

  Gospel: Jn 18:1 – 19:42 … Stand­ing by the cross of Je­sus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary of Magdala. When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple there whom he loved, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son.” Then he said to the […]

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One of you will betray me

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:00:53 +0000

  ONE of the Twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What are you willing to give me if I hand him over to you?” They paid him thirty pieces of silver, and from that time on he looked for an opportunity to hand him over. On the first […]

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Why was this oil not sold and… given to the poor?

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 09:13:21 +0000

  JUDAS Iscariot is grandstanding. He pretends to love the poor and bewails the expensive perfumed oil wasted to anoint Jesus’ feet. The evangelist says that this pretender will betray Jesus. As treasurer, Judas is a thief who will make more money when he hands Jesus over to the authorities. Jesus reacts and allows Mary […]

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A time of renewal

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2019 16:00:43 +0000

    Lk 22:14-23:56 [or 23:1-49] …When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified him and the crimi­nals there, one on his right, the other on his left. Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, they know not what they do.” They divided his garments by casting lots. The people stood by and watched; […]

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Scripture cannot be set aside

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 16:00:02 +0000

  JESUS argues with his oppo­nents who want to stone him to death that they cannot set aside the Scrip­tures that speak about him and his Father. If they read the Scriptures right, they should not accuse him nor the Father of blasphemy. As of now, they are deciding who blasphemes. They are acting like […]

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