OUR DUTY TO MAKE JESUS KNOWN TO OTHERS.

 OUR DUTY TO MAKE JESUS KNOWN TO OTHERS. “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature.” (Mk 16:15) The faith of the apostles is based on direct experience and a renewal of coexistence with the Lord. Thus they are constituted as witnesses and receive the homage of the Risen One to…

EASTER READING: CHRIST THE SOURCE OF RESURRECTION AND LIFE

CHRIST THE SOURCE OF RESURRECTION AND LIFE Saint Paul rejoices in the knowledge that spiritual health has been restored to the human race. Just as death entered the world through Adam, so life has been given back to the world through Christ. And again: The first man, being from the earth, is earthly by nature; the second man…

THE JOY OF EASTER: THE RISEN CHRIST IN AND WITH US!

THE JOY OF EASTER: THE RISEN CHRIST IN AND WITH US! The Lord has risen from the dead, as he had foretold. Let there be happiness and rejoicing for he is our King forever, alleluia (Entrance Antiphon). The true joy of Easter has its origin in Christ, in the Risen Lord who has triumphed over…

EASTER READING: THE EASTER PRAISE OF CHRIST (Melito of Sardis).

EASTER READING: THE EASTER PRAISE OF CHRIST (Melito of Sardis) We should understand, beloved, that the paschal mystery is at once old and new, transitory and eternal, corruptible and incorruptible, mortal and immortal. In terms of the Law it is old, in terms of the Word it is new. In its figure it is passing,…

DIE UNTO SIN, LIVE FOR GOD, AS CHRIST DID.

EASTER SUNDAY: DIE UNTO SIN, LIVE FOR GOD, AS CHRIST DID. St. Paul clearly states that Our Lord’s Passion, Death and Resurrection made it possible for us to share in His eternal life through the sacrament of Baptism, whose promises we have just renewed today. As such, let us strive to die with Christ, giving…

EASTER SOLEMN BLESSING

EASTER SOLEMN BLESSING May almighty God bless you through today’s Easter Solemnity and, in his compassion, defend you from every assault of sin. Amen. And may he, who restores you to eternal life in the Resurrection of his Only Begotten, endow you with the prize of immortality. Amen. Now the days of the Lord’s Passion have…