Easter

24.— St. Thomas’s Profession of Faith.

By John B. Manos / May 8, 2017 / Comments Off on 24.— St. Thomas’s Profession of Faith.

St.  Thomas’s Profession of Faith. Read St. John xx.  28-30. [28] Thomas answered, and said to him: My Lord, and my God. [29] Jesus saith to him: Because thou hast seen me, Thomas, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and have believed. [30] Many other signs also did Jesus in the…

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23. — The Second Appearance of Jesus to the assembled Apostles.

By John B. Manos / May 7, 2017 / Comments Off on 23. — The Second Appearance of Jesus to the assembled Apostles.

The Second Appearance of Jesus to the assembled Apostles. Read St. John xx.  24-29. [24] Now Thomas, one of the twelve, who is called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came. [25] The other disciples therefore said to him: We have seen the Lord. But he said to them: Except I shall see in…

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22. — The Powers bestowed on the Apostles.

By John B. Manos / May 6, 2017 / Comments Off on 22. — The Powers bestowed on the Apostles.

The Powers bestowed on the Apostles. Read St. John xx.  23. [23] Whose sins you shall forgive, they are forgiven them; and whose sins you shall retain, they are retained. 1.  Jesus now proceeded to bestow upon the apostles first the power to be apostles and then priests, and the privilege of offering the Holy…

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21. — The Mission of the Apostles.

By John B. Manos / May 5, 2017 / Comments Off on 21. — The Mission of the Apostles.

The Mission of the Apostles. Read St. John xx.  20-23. [20] And when he had said this, he shewed them his hands and his side. The disciples therefore were glad, when they saw the Lord. [21] He said therefore to them again: Peace be to you. As the Father hath sent me, I also send…

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20.— Jesus shows His Sacred Hands and Feet.

By John B. Manos / May 4, 2017 / Comments Off on 20.— Jesus shows His Sacred Hands and Feet.

Jesus shows His Sacred Hands and Feet. Read St. John xx.  19, 20. [19] Now when it was late that same day, the first of the week, and the doors were shut, where the disciples were gathered together, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them: Peace…

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19.— The Words of Jesus to His Apostles.

By John B. Manos / May 3, 2017 / Comments Off on 19.— The Words of Jesus to His Apostles.

The Words of Jesus to His Apostles. Read St. Luke xxiv.  38-45. [38] And he said to them: Why are you troubled, and why do thoughts arise in your hearts? [39] See my hands and feet, that it is I myself; handle, and see: for a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as you see…

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18. — The First Appearance of Jesus to the Apostles.

By John B. Manos / May 2, 2017 / Comments Off on 18. — The First Appearance of Jesus to the Apostles.

The First Appearance of Jesus to the Apostles. Read St. Luke xxiv.  30-39. [30] And it came to pass, whilst he was at table with them, he took bread, and blessed, and brake, and gave to them. [31] And their eyes were opened, and they knew him: and he vanished out of their sight. [32]…

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17. — The Appearance of Jesus to the assembled Apostles.

By John B. Manos / May 1, 2017 / Comments Off on 17. — The Appearance of Jesus to the assembled Apostles.

The Appearance of Jesus to the assembled Apostles. Read St. Luke xxiv.  33-36. [33] And rising up, the same hour, they went back to Jerusalem: and they found the eleven gathered together, and those that were staying with them, [34] Saying: The Lord is risen indeed, and hath appeared to Simon. [35] And they told…

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16. — The Divine Guest.

By John B. Manos / April 30, 2017 / Comments Off on 16. — The Divine Guest.

The Divine Guest. Read St. Luke xxiv.  30-35  [30] And it came to pass, whilst he was at table with them, he took bread, and blessed, and brake, and gave to them. [31] And their eyes were opened, and they knew him: and he vanished out of their sight. [32] And they said one to…

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15. — The Arrival at Emmaus.

By John B. Manos / April 29, 2017 / Comments Off on 15. — The Arrival at Emmaus.

The Arrival at Emmaus. Read St. Luke xxiv.  28, 29 [28] And they drew nigh to the town, whither they were going: and he made as though he would go farther. [29] But they constrained him; saying: Stay with us, because it is towards evening, and the day is now far spent. And he went…

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