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This Sunday’s Readings

This weeks readings from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, which uses the New American Bible.

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The Word on Fire

The Word On Fire – Fr. Robert Barron’s internet site offers many interesting insights into all things Catholic. Fr. Barron has a full library of homilies that he has prepared and we will be featuring a link here to his 15 minute reflections on this week’s readings.

This Sunday: Fr. Barron clarifies the Church’s belief in Christ’s Ascension as heralding our elevation into God’s way of being. Rather than forgetting about the world, this eschatological hope properly orientates us to the concerns of the world. ….”

Click here to listen to Fr. Barron’s Homily for This Sunday

Fr. Greg Friedman

Sunday Soundbites is a weekly, 90-second radio homily based on the Sunday readings, written and read by Fr. Greg Friedman, O.F.M. Sunday Soundbites is also heard on Catholic radio stations around the country.

This Sunday: “Click below for this Sunday’s reflection….”

Click here to listen to This Sunday’s Soundbite.

 

The ChurchYear.Net site is a resource that provides short and highly readable information on the Church Liturgical Year.

The Solemnity of the Ascension commemorates Jesus’ return heaven 40 days after his resurrection. Thus Ascension Day falls 40 days after Easter, on the 6th Thursday of Easter. In 2013, Ascension Day falls on May 9th (dates in other years). In some parts of the world, the feast is transferred to the Sunday after the traditional date.

Click here to read more about The Solemnity of the Ascension

 


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