This evening St Peter’s Square is transformed into a vast Upper Room in which our community has gathered to pray for and to receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
During the Easter season, we reflect on the new life we’ve received through our Lord’s Resurrection. We have seven weeks in which to do that, beginning on Easter Sunday and concluding on Pentecost.
As a gift to humanity, which sometimes seems bewildered and overwhelmed by the power of evil, selfishness and fear, the Risen Lord offers his love that pardons, reconciles and reopens hearts to love.
The Ascension, then, is a Trinitarian epiphany that indicates the goal to which personal and universal history is hastening.
We’ve been deprived of the medicine of immortality for over two months now, faced locked church doors unable to visit our Lord in the tabernacle,…
Aiming to steer the coal miners away from discouragement and resignation, the Pope directed their thoughts to the miraculous catch of fish on the shores of Lake Tiberias.
It’s one of the most playful and serious encounters Jesus had in the Gospels. Cleopas and another of the Lord’s disciples were heading the wrong…
Mary Magdalene’s tears hold the most beautiful place amid all the Resurrection encounters. Tears erupted from the core of who she is, made in the image and likeness of God.
Thank you, Lord, today is Resurrection Sunday and truly you have Risen. Glory to your holy Resurrection, O Christ our God. Bizarrely, I celebrated the…
Every Christian relives the experience of Mary Magdalene. It involves an encounter that changes our lives.
The witness of the Spirit of truth must become one with that of the Apostles, thus fusing the divine and human witness into one saving reality.
Thomas, you with longing heart/ Did want to see and touch your risen Lord.