Category: Easter

Happy Easter! The Death of Death

Happy Easter to You!! I have received so many grateful comments for the poems shared here during the Season of Lent. Easter is such a glorious season. So it would be a shame to stop the poetry now! The site, Education for Justice, has… Continue Reading “Happy Easter! The Death of Death”

Ascension Thursday

Here in the U.S. we celebrate the Feast of the Ascension on Sunday. Nonetheless, I still see Thursday listed as an option on the USCCB website, and our Psalters still show the Ascension as a Thursday feast. So I say, let’s celebrate twice! It’s… Continue Reading “Ascension Thursday”

We Continue to Give Thanks

From Psalm 118 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his mercy endures forever. My strength and my courage is the LORD, and he has been my savior. The joyful shout of victory in the tents of the just.

We Give Thanks this Easter and Always

From Psalm 8 we read: Give thanks to the LORD, for God is good, for God’s mercy endures forever. Let the house of Israel say, “God’s mercy endures forever.” Let those who fear the LORD say, “God’s mercy endures forever.”

Peace Be with You

We hear Jesus say in Thursday’s reading from the Gospel of Luke: The disciples of Jesus recounted what had taken place along the way, and how they had come to recognize him in the breaking of bread. While they were still speaking about this,… Continue Reading “Peace Be with You”

They Must have been Out-of-their-Minds with Excitment

When I went to Mus√©e d’Orsa in Paris I noticed this wonderful painting of the Apostles Peter and John running to the tomb after Mary Magdalene had brought them the news of the Risen Christ. Their body language and expressions show anticipation, joy, and… Continue Reading “They Must have been Out-of-their-Minds with Excitment”

Easter Joy

The Psalms this week are full of Easter Joy! Tuesday’s is from Psalm 33. The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord. Alleluia. Upright is the word of the LORD, and all God’s works are trustworthy. God loves justice and right; of… Continue Reading “Easter Joy”

Go Tell My Brothers

I’m playing catch up today after being on a Holy Week retreat, and don’t want to miss posting this wonderful reflection by Sister Sally Brady. ¬†Fortunately we have a number of weeks to continue to proclaim the joyous message of Easter. Easter Sunday April… Continue Reading “Go Tell My Brothers”

Easter Morning at Santa Sabina

It’s a beautiful Easter morning here at Santa Sabina Center. What a wonderful retreat.