John Saw and Believed

“John Saw and Believed”
John 20:1-8 “in a snailshell”
Feast of Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb.

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Resurrection in the World to Come

“Resurrection in the World to Come”
Luke 20:34-36 “in a snailshell”
Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection, came forward and put this question to him, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us, ‘If someone’s brother dies leaving a wife but no child, his brother must take the wife and raise up descendants for his brother.’ Now

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Citizens of Heaven

“Citizens of Heaven”
Philippians 3:20-21 “in a snailshell”
Friday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time (Year II)
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Join with others in being imitators of me, brothers, and observe those who thus conduct themselves according to the model you have in us. For

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Saints Martha, Mary, and Lazarus

“Saints Martha, Mary, and Lazarus”
John 11:19-27 in a couplet
Memorial of Saints Martha, Mary, and Lazarus
©️2021 by 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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Your Grief Will Become Joy

“Your Grief Will Become Joy”
A reflection on John 16:20-22
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

When a child is begotten
Past travails are forgotten.

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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