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The Good Samaritan by David Teniers the Younger, after Francesco Bassano

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The Fifteenth Sunday of the Year: Deut 30:10-14 ; Col 1:15-20; Lk 10:25-37 (Year C)

Christ and the Apostles by Georges Rouault

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The Fourteenth Sunday of the Year: Is 66:10-14; Gal 6:14-18; Lk 10:1-12 (Year C)

St Paul, depicted by Rembrandt, says that Christ ‘meant us to remain free’

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The 13th Sunday of the Year: 1 Kgs 19:16 & 19-21; Gal 5:1, 13-18; Lk 9:51-62 (Year C)

The prophet Zechariah, depicted by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel

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The Twelfth Sunday of the Year: Zech 12:10-11; Gal 3:26-29; Lk 9:18-24 (Year C)

Christ in the House of Simon by Dieric Bouts

The 11th Sunday of the Year: 2 Sam 12:7 – 10 & 13; Gal 2:16 & 19-21; Lk 7:36 – 8:3

The Resurrection of the Son of the Widow of Nain (1814) by Jean-Baptiste Wicar

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Whenever we celebrate the Eucharist, memory is more than recall. It is a sharing in all that is remembered, a true encounter with Christ

What we cannot fully grasp becomes our deepest reality in the Spirit promised by Jesus

Trinity Sunday: Prov 8:22-31; Rom 5:1-5; Jn 16:12-15 (Year C)

Pentecost (1732) by the French painter Jean Il Restout

Pentecost Sunday: Acts 2:1-11; 1 Cor 12:3-7 & 12-13; Jn 20:19-23 (year c)

The Ascension by Giovanni Maria Galli da Bibiena (1625-1665)

The Ascension of the Lord: Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Lk 24:46-53 (Year C)

The Holy Trinity (1738–9) by Luca Rossetti da Orta in San Gaudenzio, Ivrea, Italy

Sixth Sunday of Easter: Acts 15:1-2 & 22-29; Rev 21:10-14 & 22-23; Jn 14:23-29