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Seven Last Words and Eight Words of Easter: Meditations for the Journey to Pentecost

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The church pays fervent attention to the forty days of Lent. But what about those eight weeks of Easter? Catholic author Mary Sharon Moore effectively links the words of Jesus in his agony on the cross with his words to his followers following his resurrection. "If Easter was Jesus' event," Moore claims, "then Pentecost is our event." Seven Last Words and Eight Words of Easter erases any ambiguity about our mission as ones "sent" now, as Jesus was sent, into the world of our 21st century. These stunning essay ...
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Overview

The church pays fervent attention to the forty days of Lent. But what about those eight weeks of Easter? Catholic author Mary Sharon Moore effectively links the words of Jesus in his agony on the cross with his words to his followers following his resurrection. "If Easter was Jesus' event," Moore claims, "then Pentecost is our event." Seven Last Words and Eight Words of Easter erases any ambiguity about our mission as ones "sent" now, as Jesus was sent, into the world of our 21st century. These stunning essay meditations are crafted in Moore's clear and compelling style. Each meditation is followed by reflection questions, ideal for personal reflection or small group conversation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781481823661
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/18/2013
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.23 (d)

Meet the Author

Catholic author Mary Sharon Moore is founding director of Awakening Vocations and is an active writer and speaker on the nature of God's calling. Her background includes a master's degree in theological studies from the Franciscan School of Theology, Berkeley, California; formation in spiritual direction; and deep immersion in liturgical spirituality and charism discernment. Her spiritual and vocational direction practice spans the United States, Canada, and beyond. Other books include Anointed for a Purpose, Moving in God's Direction, and Touching the Reign of God. Mary Sharon Moore's radio program Awakening Vocations airs weekends on Catholic Broadcasting Northwest, www.kbvm.fm. Mary Sharon makes her home in Eugene, Oregon.
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