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The prophet Zechariah, depicted by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel

Word this week

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

Word this Week

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

John watches the descent of the New Jerusalem in a 14th-century tapestry

Fifth Sunday of Easter
Acts 14:21-27; Rev 21:1-5; Jn 13:31-35 (Year C)

The Apostles Paul and Barnabas in Lystra, by Jacob Jordeans (1593-1678)

Fourth Sunday of Easter: Acts 13:14 & 45-52; Rev 7:9 & 14-17; Jn 10:27-30 (Year C)

Christ’s Charge to Peter by Raphael

Third Sunday of Easter: Acts 5:27-32 and 40-41; Rev 5:11-14; Jn 21:1-19 (year c)