Christ is Risen, alleluia!

Lumen Christi! Deo gratias! Christ, our Light! Thanks be to God! Christ is Risen, alleluia! He is truly Risen as He said, alleluia, alleluia! Happy Easter Season! Advertisements

Hosanna! Crucify him! He is risen! Amazing what a week can bring…

Hosanna to the king! Crucify him! He is risen! Amazing what a week can bring. Have a blessed and prayerful Holy Week.  

Holy Saturday – the day the earth seemed empty of God

Holy Saturday – The day the earth seemed empty of God, the saddest day of the year for me, a day of recollection and prayer, of retreating till the Alleluia is once more sung! From an ancient homily on Holy Saturday: “Something strange is happening – there is a great silence on earth today, a … Continue reading

No stately form or majesty that we should look upon Him, Nor appearance that we should be attracted to Him…Despised, forsaken, a man of sorrows, striken, smitten, afflicted… That’s your God and mine!

Isaiah 53 The Suffering Servant 1Who has believed our message? … And to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed? 2For He grew up before Him like a tender shoot, And like a root out of parched ground; He has no stately form or majesty That we should look upon Him, Nor appearance … Continue reading

Easter Triduum begins… Behold!

The Easter Triduum begins today, Holy Thursday through Easter Sunday. ( Behold!  Behold the Lord of heaven and earth as He gives Himself fully for love of us.  “Judas Iscariot… said: What are you willing to give me if I hand him over to you?” How much would you take or give in exchange for … Continue reading

What Would You Do For Love?

Jesus Christ, the Son of the Living God, God from God, left heaven, came to earth, took the form of a slave, suffered horrendously, and embraced death – death on a cross – for love of you and me and the whole world! He was nearly beaten to death before he was crucified. For love of you and … Continue reading

The Passion of the Christ has begun

The week that changed the world and the course of human history forever has begun. The Passion of the Christ has begun to be commemorated and relived across the globe by Christians the world over. Palm Sunday, Passion Sunday has arrived, and Holy Week has begun. Today’s Mass has set the tone for the rest … Continue reading