Sustaining a Joyous Easter Feeling
That joyous Easter feeling should last all year, this friar says.
Will We Recognize Him?
Reflect Today, as we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection and the promise it holds for us as followers of his way, may we also remember that two of his disciples failed to recognize him on the road to Emmaus. In Luke 24:13–35, …
Lent with St. Clare: Holy Thursday
“She frequently and reverently washed the feet of the serving sisters who returned from outside and, after washing them kissed them.” —The Legend of St. Clare
Lent with St. Clare: Tuesday of Holy Week
We live in a noisy world. Too often we fill silent moments with endless chatter and loud distractions. Yet in silence there can be great peace.
Lent with St. Clare: Monday of Holy Week
The poor sisters lived filled with consolation, with assurance. They dared to believe that promise of Jesus. They were learning that he was true to his word and their joy was, indeed, full and free.
Passover, Easter offer ‘shared message of hope’
Several U.S. bishops are extending greetings to the Jewish community as its members celebrate Passover (Pesach), which commemorates the divine liberation of the ancient Israelites from enslavement in Egypt as recounted in the book of Exodus.