Monthly Archives: May 2014

Easter 7A (1 June 2014)

  Contents 1 Lectionary 2 First Reading: Jesus ascends to the Father 3 Second Reading: 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11 4 Gospel: Re-imaging Jesus in the twenty-first century 5 Jesus Database 6 Liturgies and Prayers 6.1 Music Suggestions Lectionary Acts 1:6-14 … Continue reading

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Jesus Then and Jesus Now: A Sermon

Introduction[1] Audio of the sermon at the 5.00pm Mass Opening Prayer Jesus, son of Mary, you come among us as one we think we know all too well. Open our eyes to see you again for the first time. Open … Continue reading

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The Human Jesus

[An extract from my recent book, Jesus Then and Jesus Now: Looking for Jesus, Finding Ourselves. Melbourne: Mosaic Press, 2014), pp. 124–30.] The humanity of Jesus is not to be considered as a philosophical puzzle and carefully dovetailed with his preexistent … Continue reading

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Easter 6A (25 May 2014)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 First Reading: Paul proclaims the resurrection to the Athenians 3 Second Reading: Christ preaches to the spirits in prison 4 Gospel: The promise of the Spirit 5 Jesus Database 6 Liturgies and Prayers 6.1 Music Suggestions … Continue reading

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Easter 5A (18 May 2014)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 First Reading: Acts 7:55-60 3 Second Reading: 1 Peter 2:2-10 4 Gospel of John 4.1 Insiders and outsiders in the Farewell Discourse 4.2 The (only) way, the (only) truth, and the (only) life 5 Jesus Database … Continue reading

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Easter 4A (11 May 2014)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 First Reading: Acts 2:42-47 3 Second Reading: 1 Peter 2:19-25 4 Gospel: Searching for the words of Jesus in the Gospel of John 4.1 The Gate 4.2 The Shepherd 5 Jesus Database 6 Liturgies and Prayers … Continue reading

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Postcards … Jesus Then and Jesus Now

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