Category Archives: e-Formation

Palm Sunday

Gospel at the Procession with Palms Luke 19:28-40 Jesus sends his disciples for a colt and then rides into Jerusalem. First Reading Isaiah 50:4-7 The Lord's Servant will stand firm, even when persecuted. Responsorial Psalm Psalm 22:8-9,17-20,23-24 A cry for help to the Lord in the face of evildoers. Second Reading Philippians 2:6-11 Christ was…
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Book of Sirach

Author: Jesus, son of Eleazar, son of Sirach Date Written: 200-175 BC  Sirach was written by a Jewish scribe who lived in Jerusalem in the early third century BC.  His name was Jesus, son of Eleazar, son of Sirach.  He is often called simply "Ben Sira."  The book has taken several different titles including "The Wisdom of Jesus Ben Sira"…
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The Chair of St. Peter

The Chair of Saint Peter (Latin: Cathedra Petri), also known as the Throne of Saint Peter, is a relic conserved in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, the sovereign enclave of the Pope inside Rome, Italy. The relic is a wooden throne that tradition claims the Apostle Saint Peter, the leader of the Early Christians in Rome and first Pope, used as Bishop of Rome. The relic is enclosed in a sculpted gilt bronze casing designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and…
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Respect Life

In a world in which the most vulnerable are so often overlooked and disregarded, Christ calls us to embrace and uphold the unconditional dignity of every human life. In doing so, we help to build “a new culture of life, the fruit of the culture of truth and of love” (EV, 77). A great prayer…
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