Seventh Sunday of Easter Jn 17/20-26
The Gospel today is taken from the Last Supper Discourse of Jesus, a discourse which provides the author of the Gospel with an opportunity to spin out at great and powerful length his theme of the unity between Jesus and the Father and our resultant unity through Jesus ( to whom we are united) with the Father. While the discourse is a theological reflection on the revelation of the nature of God which Jesus unveiled, it is nothing more than an attempt to plumb the depths of the good news which Jesus preached - We are inextricably united to God and we can never be separated from God's love, a love in which both the maternal and the paternal are combined.
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upon a time Mollie Whuppi discovered she had a real problem with the girls basketball team
at Mother Mary High School. Mollie, as everyone knows, was class president, student body
president, captain of the volleyball, basketball, and chess team, prefect of the sodality
(they still had one at her school) and had the best grades in her class. The president of
the high school often said that she was delighted that Mollie permitted her to remain in
office. To which Mollie goes, "like REALLY!" Well Mollie did make mistakes. As
her boy friend Joe goes, "she's like occasionally in error, but NEVER in doubt."
WELL, the problem on the team was the poor kids that never played - the tenth, eleventh,
and twelfth players on a team which had only nine really good players. Well, pretty good.
So since the games were always
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