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Eastertide Study 2021 – “Everywhere Present”
The human problem is our lack of perception of God as a living and active presence in our lives. In his book, Fr. Freeman hopes to open our eyes more fully to this Reality and to lead us into a deeper communion with the One who Is.
On the Incarnation – St. Athanasius (d. 373)
The presence and love of the Word had called them into being; inevitably, therefore when they lost the knowledge of God, they lost existence with it
Reflections on the Annunciation (Isa. 7:10-14, Luke 1:26-38)
Like Mary, we too have been asked and tasked to help make God real and present in this world.
Passion Predictions in John – Week 5 – John 12:20-33
Unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.
Reflections on Saint Patrick – (1 Thess. 2:1-8, Matt.28:16-20)
Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
Passion Predictions in John – Week 4 – John 12:1-11
Mary took a pound of costly perfume made of pure nard, anointed Jesus’ feet, and wiped them with her hair.
Reflections on Gregory the Great
Choose, therefore, from every church those things that are pious, religious, and upright, and when you have, as it were, made them up into one body, let the minds of the English be accustomed thereto.
Passion Predictions in John – Week 3 – John 10:1-18
For this reason the Father loves me, because I lay down my life, that I may take it again. No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again; this charge…
Reflections on John and Charles Wesley (Ps.98, Isa. 6, Lk. 9)
O For a thousand tongues to sing My dear Redeemer’s praise! The glories of my God and King, The triumphs of His grace!
Passion Predictions in John – Week 2 – John 3:12-21
And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up, that whoever believes in him may have eternal life. John 3:15
Reflections on St. Matthias (Acts 1:15-26; John 15:6-16)
And they prayed and said, “You, Lord, who know the hearts of all, show which one of these two you have chosen to take the place in this ministry and apostleship from which Judas turned aside to go to his own place.” And they cast lots for them, and the lot…
Passion Predictions in John – Week 1 – John 2:13-22
Jesus answered them, “Destroy this Temple, and in three days I will raise it up. . . But he spoke of the temple of his body. When therefore he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this;” John 2:19-22