Saints Martha, Mary, and Lazarus

“Saints Martha, Mary, and Lazarus”
John 11:19-27 “in a snailshell”
Memorial of Saints Martha, Mary, and Lazarus
©️2021 Gloria M. Chang

And many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them about their brother. When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went to meet him; but Mary sat at home.

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The Girl is Not Dead But Sleeping

“The Girl is Not Dead But Sleeping”
Matthew 9:23-25 “in a snailshell”
Monday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

While he was saying these things to them, an official came forward, knelt down before him, and said, “My daughter has just died.

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Saint Thomas the Apostle

“My Lord and my God!”
John 20:24-29 “in a snailshell”
Feast of Saint Thomas the Apostle
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

Thomas, called Didymus, one of the Twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. So the other disciples said to him, “We have seen the Lord.”

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Your Grief Will Become Joy

“Your Grief Will Become Joy”
A reflection on John 16:20-22
Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Amen, amen, I say to you, you will weep and mourn, while the world rejoices; you will grieve, but your grief will become joy. When

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My Shalom

“My Shalom”
John 14:27 from the Communion Antiphon
Monday of the Third Week of Easter
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

The Advocate, the Holy Spirit that the Father will send in my name—he will teach you everything and remind you of all that I told you.

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Word and Bread

“Word and Bread”
A poem on Luke 24:13-35
Third Sunday of Easter (Year A)
©️2023 by Gloria M. Chang

Now that very day two of them were going to a village seven miles from Jerusalem called Emmaus, and they were conversing about all the things that had occurred. And

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Shalom Aleichem!

“Shalom Aleichem!”
John 20:19-31
Second Sunday of Easter
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

On the evening of that first day of the week, when the doors were locked, where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, “Peace be with you.” When

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The Splendor of Christ

“The Splendor of Christ”
Liturgy of the Hours, Easter Octave, Morning Prayer Antiphon 1
Friday within the Octave of Easter
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

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