Monthly Archives: May 2020

Bible readings for Sunday, May 31, 2020

This Sunday is the Day of Pentecost.  Symbols used for the Day of Pentecost include doves because the Holy Spirit came upon Jesus as a dove at His Baptism.  Also flames or tongues of fire are used as a reminder … Continue reading

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Bible readings for May 24, 2020

With this Sunday we come to the end of the Easter season, often called a Week of Weeks, because it lasts 7 weeks, a complete number in the Bible.  And the Easter season is always a celebration of Jesus’ resurrection. … Continue reading

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Bible readings for May, 17, 2020

Today’s First Reading, Acts 17:16-31, shows the place of Christianity in relationship to the other religions of the world. Paul is in Athens, a very religious city, and Paul takes the opportunity to proclaim Jesus’ resurrection even though his hearers … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, May 10, 2020

The First Reading, Acts 6:1-9; 7:2a, 51-60, shows us that all of us have a place of service in the Church/the Body of Christ. We see that the ministry of the apostles was to devote themselves to prayer and the … Continue reading

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Bible readings for Sunday, May 3, 2020

Today’s First Reading, Acts 2:42-47, immediately follows the giving of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost, and the addition of about 3,000 new believers in Jesus.  Notice how they lived: they devoted themselves to four things: the apostles’ … Continue reading

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