Tag Archives: Easter

The Quieting of Mary with the Resurrected One

What they felt then: is it notabove all other mysteries the sweetestand yet still earthly:when he, pale from the grave,his burdens laid down, went to her:risen in all places.Oh, first to her. How theyinexpressibly began to heal.Yes heal: that simple. … Continue reading

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Pascha – Death is not the end

It may be difficult for denizens of the 21st century to appreciate the hopelessness felt in the presence of death by their distant ancestors prior to the experience of that first Easter in Roman occupied Judea circa 30 BCE. Among … Continue reading

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Alleluia! Christ is Risen!

Vonn Hartung shares a beautiful 10 minute meditation on the Stations of the Resurrection – the Via Lucis. Easter blessings!

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Memento mori

We come to the end of the time of Lent on Holy Thursday, the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, commemorating the Passover Seder meal Jesus shared with his disciples beginning with the washing of the disciple’s feet by their Master … Continue reading

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Eastertide

  Why did it take the resurrection to save us? Listen to the streaming audio recording of Gil Bailie’s Emmaus Road Initiative presentation given at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology in 2009. Without the bodily Resurrection of Christ, … Continue reading

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Who Are You, Lord?

The 40 days of Lent spent walking the dusty byways of Palestine with the disciples and their Lord, witnessing miracles of healing, hearing the Lord’s words, and then following him into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday through crowds shouting ‘hosanna’, coming … Continue reading

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Holidays and Holy Days

What are we to make of this year’s overlapping holidays and holy days? Lent began February 14th, Valentines Day with Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday will coincide with April Fools Day. (Technically, April Fools is not a holiday. But perhaps … Continue reading

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