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'So that, faithful to Christ, we may proclaim and bear witness together to his presence in our time.' Sunday Reflections, 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

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Saint Peter El Greco [Web Gallery of Art]
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GospelMatthew 16:13-20 (English Standard Version Anglicised)
Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”Simon Peter replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”And Jesus answered him, “Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah! For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father who is in heaven.And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, a…

'So that, faithful to Christ, we may proclaim and bear witness together to his presence in our time.' Sunday Reflections, 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

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Saint Peter El Greco [Web Gallery of Art]
Readings(New American Bible: Philippines, USA)
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GospelMatthew 15:21-28 (English Standard Version Anglicised)
Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”Simon Peter replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”And Jesus answered him, “Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah! For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father who is in heaven.And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, a…

'An encounter with a Person, with Christ, dead and Risen.' Sunday Reflections, Easter Sunday

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Resurrection of Christ Francesco Bassano [Web Gallery of Art]
The notes on Web Gallery of Art state: Resurrection of Christ was commissioned for the Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore (Church of the Most Holy Redeemer) - built in thanksgiving for deliverance from the plague that decimated Venice from 1575 to 1576, in which some 46,000 people died. 

The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night
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At the Mass during the Day
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Gospel John 20:1-9 (New Revised  Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition)