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Easter Monday

Monday in Easter Week
Ambrose on the Holy Spirit Guiding the Church and Cornelius
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O GOD, whose blessed Son did manifest himself to his disciples in the breaking of bread; Open, we pray thee, the eyes of our faith, that we may behold thee in all thy works; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

ALMIGHTY God, who through thine only-begotten Son Jesus Christ hast overcome death, and opened unto us the gate of everlasting life; We humbly beseech thee that, as by thy special grace preventing us thou dost put into our minds good desires, so by thy continual help we may bring the same to good effect; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost ever, one God, world without end. Amen.

God is no respecter of persons: but in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him

Acts x. 34 -- St. Luke xxiv. 13

Homily of Ambrose
Peter Baptizing Cornelius the Centurion Trevisani 1709
"Peter Baptizing Cornelius


"Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another" [St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans 14:19]


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