The Fleet Sources – 22 April 2018 – Fourth Sunday of Easter- 21-B

Veni, Sancte Spiritus (N) (C)

   Acts 4:31, “…and they were all filled with the holy Spirit and continued to speak the word of God with boldness.”
   Titus 3:5, “…through the bath of rebirth and renewal by the holy Spirit.”
2 Corinthians 3:18, “All of us… are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, as from the Lord who is the Spirit.”

   Galatians 5:22-23, “In contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control…”

The Holy Spirit is present when… 1. we give witness to the Word of God boldly and courageously, 2. we are renewed, 3. we are transformed, being changed into God’s likeness, and, 4. we see fruits of the Holy Spirit being produced in us.

“A” Good Shepherd – “The” Good Shepherd (T)

Chabad – Gennadiy Bogolubov, “People of the Land, Shepherdology: Understanding the Jewish obsession with shepherding”
http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/1762017/jewish/People-of-the-Land.htm

My Jewish Learning – “Shepherd Consciousness”
https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/shepherd-consciousness/

 

In God We Trust (N) – America’s Slow Trust in God (C)

U.S. Dept. of the Treasury: History of In God We Trust
https://www.treasury.gov/about/education/Pages/in-god-we-trust.aspx

 

Saints Preserve Us! (N) Champions of the Faith (C)

St. Mark the Evangelist:
Catholic Culture on St. Mark:
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/calendar/day.cfm?date=2015-04-25
and
New Advent on St. Mark
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/09672c.htm

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C)

Catechism of the Catholic Church: (CCC 1764, 1768, 2702)

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Treasures (C)

Catholic Culture: Allegory
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/dictionary/index.cfm?id=31733

CERC-  Fr. George Rutler, “The Allegory of our Lives”
https://www.catholiceducation.org/en/religion-and-philosophy/spiritual-life/the-allegory-of-our-lives.html

 

Witness: Our Senses!  (T)

Catholic Culture: Allegory
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/dictionary/index.cfm?id=31733

 

Tugboat Detective Challenge: Tracking the Holy Spirit

   Acts 4:31, “…and they were all filled with the holy Spirit and continued to speak the word of God with boldness.”
   Titus 3:5, “…through the bath of rebirth and renewal by the holy Spirit.”
   2 Corinthians 3:18, “All of us… are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, as from the Lord who is the Spirit.”
Galatians 5:22-23, “In contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control…”

The Holy Spirit is present when… 1. we give witness to the Word of God boldly and courageously, 2. we are renewed, 3. we are transformed, being changed into God’s likeness, and, 4. we see fruits of the Holy Spirit being produced in us.

 

 

 

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