Category Archives: Easter Season

Pentecost Sunday – A

Homilies for the Easter Season

Pentecost Sunday – A

Readings: Acts 2:1-11; Ps 104:1,24,29-31,34; 1 Cor 12:3-7,12-13; Jn 20:19-23 “Come, Holy Spirit! Live in me and in all of us as you lived in Mary and the Apostles.” Today is “Pentecost Sunday,” the fiftieth day after the Resurrection. On … Continue reading

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Solemnity of The Ascension of the Lord – A

Readings: Acts 1:1-11; Ps 47:2-3, 6-7, 8-9; Eph 1:17-23; Mt 28:16-20 His Ascension is not His Separation from His People, but the Ascension of His Throne and the Beginning of His reign as Head of the Church. When you try … Continue reading

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Sixth Sunday of Easter – A

Readings: Acts 8:5-8, 14-17; Ps 66:1-7, 16, 20; 1 Pt 3:15-18; Jn 14:15-21 ALIVE IN THE SPIRIT Speaking to a large audience, Bishop Fulton Sheen, held up a glass and asked, “How can I get the air out of this … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday of Easter – A

Readings: Acts 6:1-7; Ps 33:1-2, 4-5, 18-19; 1 Pt 2:4-9; Jn 14:1-12 “I AM THE WAY AND THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE. NO ONE CAN COME TO THE FATHER EXCEPT THROUGH ME.” During the 2nd World War, in Malaya, a … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Easter – A

Readings: Acts 2:14, 36-41; Ps 23:1-6; 1 Pt 2:20-25; Jn 10:1-10 GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY “The Lord is your shepherd; don’t ever say “I am lost”. He leads you to green pastures; don’t ever say “I am broke”. Let the weak … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of Easter – A

Readings: Acts 2:14,22-28; Ps 16:1-2, 5, 7-11; 1 Pt 1:17-21; Lk 24:13-35 THE EMMAUS JOURNEY: Talking, Walking, Sharing and Knowing. I read about a minister who was given the honor of preaching at an important meeting of his denomination. Just … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) – A

Readings: Acts 2:42-47; Ps 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24; 1 Pt 1:3-9; Jn 20:19-31 He who knows how to forgive prepares for himself many graces from God. As often as I look upon the cross, so often will I forgive with all … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday – The Resurrection of the Lord

Readings: Acts 10:34a, 37-43; Ps 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23; Col 3:1-4; Jn 20:1-9 JESUS CHRIST IS RISEN! HE IS RISEN, INDEED, TO DIE NO MORE! ALLELUIA! Today is Easter Sunday, and on this feast day we joyfully celebrate the glorious Resurrection … Continue reading

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