Sunday, March 27, 2016

He is Risen!

"The Resurrection of Jesus is the fundamental event upon which Christian faith rests (cf. 1 Cor 15:14). It is an astonishing reality, fully grasped in the light of faith, yet historically attested to by those who were privileged to see the Risen Lord. It is a wondrous event which is not only absolutely unique in human history, but which lies at the very heart of the mystery of time. In fact, "all time belongs to [Christ] and all the ages", as the evocative liturgy of the Easter Vigil recalls in preparing the Paschal Candle. Therefore, in commemorating the day of Christ's Resurrection not just once a year but every Sunday, the Church seeks to indicate to every generation the true fulcrum of history, to which the mystery of the world's origin and its final destiny leads."

- Pope John Paul II, Dies Domini, No. 2


Unknown said...


O Mary, your bitter tears
my heart do pierce
Our Mother is crying
Her Son is dying
to save us humanity
from complete insanity.
At the foot of the Cross
for words I feel at a loss
our sins are causing You distress
I'm begging You for forgiveness
I offer You my fears and mishap
crawling on Your Mother's lap
O my Jesus, I need You, I need You
satan plans coup after coup
to destroy me, hoping I'd revolt
he scares me like a thunderbolt
but while walking in Your footstep
on satan's knuckles I will rap
enough, enough, I do tell him
the cup is stored unto the brim.
Kneeling at His Cross's foot
Jesus tells me to stay put
"Let My Graces thee overflow
My Cross gave satan the final blow"
I love you so much My child
and while dying He even smiled.
Thank You, Mary for this gift,
and by this my soul did lift.

Rita Biesemans, Good Friday 3/29/2013

A VERY BLESSED PASSOVER "Resurrection Day" (I hate the word "Easter")

Cyn M. said...

May every mass we hear be a renewal of our Baptismal promises.

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