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Fourth Sunday of Easter Year B 2018 - VOCATION SUNDAY

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Gospel Reflection for 4th Sunday of Easter, Year B, April 22nd 2018 – Vocation Sunday… 290 more words

Gospel Reflection

Acknowledge

Read: Matthew 9

On hearing this, Jesus said, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” (Matthew 9:12-13)

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Read: Matthew 8

When Jesus heard this, he was amazed and said to those following him, “Truly I tell you, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith.

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The Temple Tax (Matthew 17:24-27)

As we can see, Jesus used the matter of paying the temple tax as an occasion for teaching the disciples about his ability to provide for their needs. 411 more words

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April 17 - St Anicetus, Pope and Martyr

A Pope and Martyr of the second century appears on the Calendar to-day. The Martyrs stand in clusters near our Risen Lord ; they are the Eagles, of which he speaks in his Gospel, as gathering together around their longed-for object. 522 more words

The Liturgical Year

Repetition (Matthew 17:22-23)

Once again, Jesus informs his disciples about the certainty of his death and resurrection. He did not mention only his violent death at the hands of men – if that was all that he had stated we would understand why the disciples would be very upset. 197 more words

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Faith that failed (Matthew 17:14-21)

Jesus showed to the crowd that he was much more capable than his disciples. We are not told by Matthew how many attempts were made by the disciples to release the boy, but we are told how many attempts were made by Jesus. 493 more words

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