Genesis 14: 18-20
Melchizedek, as priest of God Most High, brings bread and wine.

1 Corinthians 11: 23-26
Jesus offers his disciples bread and wine as a memorial of himself.

Luke 9: 11-17
Jesus blesses the loaves and fish and hands them to his disciples to distribute among the crowd.

Proverbs 8: 22-31
The wonder of the world reveals the wisdom of God.

Romans 5: 1-5
Through Christ we see the glory of God and our hope of everlasting life.

John 16: 12-15
The grace to understand many things will be given in the Spirit.

Acts 1: 1-11
Jesus ascends into heaven.

Ephesians 1: 17-23
Paul prays that the Christians in Ephesus may receive the Holy Spirit.

Luke 24: 46-53
Jesus promised his disciples that he would send the Holy Spirit who would empower them to spread the Good News of his resurrection.

Acts 2: 1-11
This is the fulfilment of Jesus’ promise in today’s Gospel to ask the Father to give his disciples another Advocate to be with them forever.

Romans 8: 8-17
Our purpose is not to please ourselves but to please God.  Because the Spirit of God has made his home in us we are to live spiritual lives.

John 14: 15-16. 23-26
Following the glorification of Jesus the Holy Spirit will reveal the full meaning of Jesus’ words and deeds.

Acts 15:1-2. 22-29
After the great council of Jerusalem, Paul and Barnabas continue to work for the inclusion of the Gentiles in the new covenant.

Apocalypse 21: 10-14. 22-23

The apostle John shares his great vision of heaven, where Christ will reign for ever and we shall see God face to face.

John 14: 23-29

Jesus teaches his apostles that they will become temples of the Holy Trinity, and the Holy Spirit will be the guiding light of the Church.