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|Second Week of Easter
The Second week of Easter allows us to continue entering into and embracing the gift we have received in the death and resurrection of Jesus. The prayers and the readings keep inviting us to celebrate the gifts we have received.
In the Acts of the Apostles, we watch Peter and the others show such courage and boldness in proclaiming the good news. They are filled with the Spirit. We see that they also care that no one is in need, ensuring that even the widows are taken care of.
The Gospel story about the encounter between Jesus and Nicodemus takes us deeper into the mystery of our re-birth into Jesus. It has to do with walking in the light.
The miracles of the loaves in Chapter 6 of John's gospel begins our reflection next week on the gift of the bread that gives life.
All week, we have opportunities to ask for the graces to embrace, live and share the new life we have been given.
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