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Pope Francis’ homily at the Mass of the Easter Vigil

 

“Peter ran to the tomb” (Lk 24:12). What thoughts crossed Peter’s mind and stirred his heart as he ran to the tomb? The Gospel tells us that the eleven, including Peter, had not believed the testimony of the women, their Easter proclamation. 901 more words

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good friday

Good Friday isn’t a day I will say much about, it is the beginning of a great contemplative silence. It leaves one speechless, exhausted, and on ones knees. 220 more words

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Holy week with Mary & Judas

Spy Wednesday, the day Judas Iscariot sells the Lord for a few pieces of silver. The day is also often related to the anointment of Jesus by Mary of Bethany, sister of Martha and her brother Lazarus. 432 more words

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This story doesn't end

It’s Holy Week for those of us who call ourselves Christians – Christ followers. As I remember and reflect on that last week of Jesus’ earthly life leading up to Easter Sunday,  – Resurrection Day – I recall seeing the following on a poster some years ago.  428 more words

Faith

palm sunday on a monday

It is the start of Holy Week, and this is a big Sunday.So much is written of it I would rather read than write! But still, I am typing. 546 more words

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Palm Sunday: Celebrating the King

Jesus is a different kind of king.  He defies expectations.  He disappoints.  He didn’t ride into Jerusalem on a war horse.  He didn’t come all savvy in the area of politics.  227 more words

Easter

Fish Fry Friday

Lent is the season of Fast and abstinence. Fasting is not unique to Catholicism, and neither is abstaining from certain foods. There is the cultural abstaining from the meat of pigs, its uncleanliness is written in the laws of Moses. 455 more words

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