13 April, Tuesday — The Amazing Story

13 Apr – Memorial for St. Martin I, pope & martyr St. Martin (d. 655) was chosen the 74th pope in 649 without imperial approval. He conducted the Lateran Council, which condemned the Patriach of Constantinople for Monothelitism, which claimed that Christ had no human will. This put him in opposition to the emperor, who had him arrested... Continue Reading →

11 April, Sunday — Personal Touch

2nd Sunday of Eastertide -- Divine Mercy Sunday Divine Mercy Sunday (also known as the Feast of the Divine Mercy) is celebrated on the Second Sunday of Easter, which concludes the Octave of Easter. The feast day is observed by Roman Catholics as well as some Anglicans.[1] It is originally based on the Catholic devotion to the Divine Mercy that Faustina Kowalska reported as part of her encounter with Jesus, and... Continue Reading →

10 April, Saturday — Untuned Instrument

Easter Saturday Acts 4:13-21Mk 16:9-15 “We cannot promise to stop proclaiming what we have seen and heard.” After Peter and John have healed a man who was crippled from birth, they proclaimed the resurrection of Jesus and the salvation by repentance of sins. Many people came to believe, except for the Sadducees, the rulers, the... Continue Reading →

9 April, Friday — Reverting and Standing Firm

Easter Friday Acts 4:1-12Jn 21:1-14 Simon Peter said, ‘I am going fishing.’ They replied, ‘We’ll come with you.’ There's nothing strange about that phrase. Peter and other disciples were fishermen before they followed Jesus. There is nothing strange about them fishing. Is there? Let’s look at the whole scenario and the context. Jesus’ crucifixion in... Continue Reading →

8 April, Thursday — It Is Written

Easter Thursday Acts 3:11-26Lk 24:35-48 “…it is written that the Christ would suffer and on the third day rise from the dead, and in his name, repentance for the forgiveness of sins would be preached to all the nations… ” Previously, when I read this passage when Jesus said that it is written or prophesized... Continue Reading →

7 April, Wednesday — Blinded

Easter Wednesday Acts 3:1-10Lk 24:13-35 “…Jesus himself came up and walked by their side; but something prevented them from recognizing him.” Put yourself in the shoes of the two disciples, Cleopas and the unnamed disciple, as they head to Emmaus. This is the third day after Jesus has been crucified. They were probably despondent after... Continue Reading →

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