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WHAT’S YOUR “UNLESS”?

This homily is based on John 20:19-31.

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It’s a well-known story. Thomas misses out on Jesus’ debut appearance to the disciples and hears┬áthem make the far-fetched claim that they “have seen the Lord!” It’s not the first time such a claim has been made: There are the women, those early Sunday morning visitors at the tomb probably with still too much tears and sleep in their eyes, and that couple back from Emmaus with tales of mysterious strangers and holy fire in their hearts!