HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B (3) HOMILY THEME: “UNLESS I SEE THE MARK OF THE NAILS IN HIS HANDS, AND PUT MY FINGER IN THE MARK OF THE NAILS AND MY HAND IN HIS SIDE, I WILL NOT BELIEVE.” (John 20:25)

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B HOMILY THEME: “UNLESS I SEE THE MARK OF THE NAILS IN HIS HANDS, AND PUT MY FINGER IN THE MARK OF THE NAILS AND MY HAND IN HIS SIDE, I WILL NOT BELIEVE.” (John 20:25) BY: Fr. Robert deLeon, CSC   HOMILY: John 20:19-31 What does it take to believe? We learn from today’s Gospel what the answer was for Thomas. Needing physical proof that the familiar face before him, now peaceful and even smiling, was the same face he’d seen just days…

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…DOUBTING OR BELIEVING THOMAS?

… DOUBTING OR BELIEVING THOMAS? How do we describe St. Thomas today? We often refer to those who are slow to believe as “doubting Thomas’s.” Thus, it seems we often fail to the see the other side of Thomas upon his encounter of the risen Lord. There are so many who would still doubt even after seeing and knowing reality. The doubt of Thomas resulted in a confession of faith that would ever echo in christendom; “my Lord and my God”. The faith that resulted from Thomas’ doubting took to…

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