Tag: Easter

If you’re seeking hope, read the pope’s moving Easter Vigil homily

“Jesus is a specialist at turning our deaths into life, our mourning into dancing” 1.       The women bring spices to the tomb, but they fear that their journey is in vain, since a large stone bars the entrance to the sepulcher. The journey of those women is also our own journey; it resembles the journey

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The Gardener’s Son – Woman, Why do you weep?

Did you ever wonder why Jesus was supposed to be a Gardener that day outside the tomb? Of all the professions of men his identity that Resurrection Day was seen to a woman as a Gardener, Why? In the Gospel of John we can see there is something special about Mary from Magdalene from her

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Which kind of Thief are you?

Two others, who were criminals, were led away to be put to death with him. – Luke 23:32 We often get so focused on the crucifixion narrative of Jesus that we forget to recall some of the seemingly insignificant details around it. There are lessons for us here. The Saturday before Easter is traditionally a

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Growing in Grace – How the cross will give you a green thumb (an Easter message)

God did not make death, and he does not delight in the death of the living. For he created all things so that they might exist; the generative forces of the world are wholesome, and there is no destructive poison in them, and the dominion of Hades is not on earth. -Wisdom 1:13-14 When God

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