Monthly Archives: April 2012

Scripture Reflections – Sunday April 29th, 2012

4th Sunday in Easter Acts 4:8-12; 1Jn 3:1-2; Jn 10:11-18 The image of Jesus as the Good Shepherd – featured in this week’s gospel – is one of the first images of Jesus to find its’ way into Christian art.  … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Acts 3:13-15; 17- 19; 1Jn 2:1-5a; Lk 24: 35-48 Easter Season Imagine this:   You and your fellow villagers live on an island where rabbits are the only kind of animals anyone ever sees.   One day, you are out fishing when … Continue reading

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Gone Fishin’

This week, while I am on vacation, I’m republishing a blog entry entitled “The gospel according to John (Cougar Meloncamp).”   I wrote this several years ago after returning from a teaching conference for religious educators.  It is still one of … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Easter Sunday, 2012

Acts 10:34a, 37-43; Col 3:1 – 4 or 1 Cor 5:6b-8; Jn 20:1-9 “Therefore, let us celebrate the feast, not with the old yeast, the yeast of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavend bread of sincerity and truth.” This … Continue reading

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