Second Sunday of Easter – April 12, 2015
Mass at 11:00 AM. Readings: Acts 4:32-35; Psalm 133; 1 John 1:1-2:2; John 20:19-31. Pastor George Detweiler will preside and preach.
The first lesson presents an idealized picture of the early Christian community on which most monastic communities have based their life. That it is an idealized picture becomes clear a few verses later, at the beginning of Acts 5. There we have the story of Ananias and Sapphira, who sell property and withhold the proceeds. They drop dead when confronted by Peter. (more…)