Monthly Archives: May 2017

“Pentecost (John 20: 19-23)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This Sunday is Pentecost – the birthday of the Church.  This Gospel of John highlights the time when Jesus appeared to the Disciples in the Upper Room after His Resurrection. Jesus breathed the Spirit into them and said “Peace be … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Prayer For Us (John 17: 1-11)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This Sunday can be celebrated as the Ascension or the the 7th Sunday of Easter, which is one week prior to Pentecost. In this Gospel of John, Jesus offers the most intimate prayer to the Father for all whom He so loved. Fr. … Continue reading

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“Advocate (John 14: 15-21)” by Fr. Jim Willig

On this 6th Sunday of Easter, the Gospel of John continues from last week when Jesus told his disciples that he was leaving to prepare a room for them. Jesus then shares with his disciples that another is being sent from the … Continue reading

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“The Way, The Truth, and The Life (John 14: 1-12)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This is the 5th Sunday of Easter. The Gospel this week focuses on the time when Jesus is telling his disciples that he is leaving. Jesus explains that he is going to prepare a place for them and then promises to return for them. Jesus tells His … Continue reading

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“The Good Shepherd (John 10: 27-30)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This Sunday is often referred to as Good Shepherd Sunday. The Gospel of John highlights Jesus as the Good Shepherd. In this Gospel Study, Fr. Jim compares us to sheep. This is both humorous and humbling. Sheep are not the … Continue reading

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