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'I am with you always.' Sunday Reflections, Trinity Sunday, Year B

Holy Trinity , Jusepe de Ribera  [ Web Gallery of Art ] Readings   (New American Bible: Philippines, USA) Readings   (Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, India [optional], Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa) Gospel   Matthew 28:16-20 ( New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition) Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.  When they saw him, they worshipped him; but some doubted.  And Jesus came and said to them, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,  and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.’ Words  by Blessed John Henry Newman Stanzas 1, 2, 3 and 6 sung here. From the evening of 23 May until the morning of 1 June in 2012 I was giving

The Twenty Mysteries of the Rosary

Madonna of the Rosary , Lorenzo Lotto  [ Web Gallery of Art ] Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a sabbath day’s journey away.  When they had entered the city, they went to the room upstairs where they were staying, Peter, and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas son of   James.  All these were constantly devoting themselves to prayer, together with certain women, including Mary the mother of Jesus, as well as his brothers ( Acts 1:12-14 ). First Reading, Mass of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary. Still-Life with Symbols of the Virgin Mary , Dirck de Bray  [ Web Gallery of Art ] In October 2014 I published here a series of posts on the Rosary under the general title  The Rosary with the Great Painters , each post featuring five mysteries. Here I give links to each of those posts. Continue here .