The New Jerusalem

“The New Jerusalem”
A reflection on Revelation 21:23
Sixth Sunday of Easter (Year C)
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Yerushalaim is the transliteration of Jerusalem. Click phonetics for the pronunciation of Yerushalaim.


He took me in spirit to a great, high mountain and showed me the holy city Jerusalem coming down out of heaven from God. It

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The Single Eye

Parable of the Ten Virgins

21st Week in Ordinary Time, Friday (Year II)

Matthew 25:1-13 

“The kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom” (Matthew 25:1).

The kingdom of heaven is Adam divinized—fingertip to fingertip, head to toe—all in Christ and Christ in all. … Read the rest

Awake!

Christ Pantocrator, Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Licensed by Andrew Shiva under CC BY-SA 4.0.

21st Week in Ordinary Time, Thursday (Year II)

Matthew 24:42-51

Jesus said to his disciples: “Stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come” (Matthew 24:42).… Read the rest

A Toast to the Roast!

St. Lawrence the Deacon, from a medieval Book of Hours probably written for the De Grey family of Ruthin, c.1390.

Feast of Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr

2 Corinthians 9:6-10; John 12:24-26

Brothers and sisters: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.Read the rest