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Jesus' Words of Encouragement – Br. David Allen

DavidA_2008_031Jn 16:20-23a

This day in the Christian Year marks the day after Jesus’ Ascension into heaven when the Disciples knew that Jesus was no longer with them in the way that he had been.

Today’s Gospel is a flash-back to Jesus preparing his Disciples for that time when he would no longer be with them physically.  After speaking of pain and joy Jesus said to his Disciples; “I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.”  (Jn 16:22) Read More