To experience the joy of the empty tomb we need to suffer the agony of Good Friday.
It is a love story and that should guide us throughout these holy days.
Lent ... weaves its way through several passages but arrives at the foot of the cross and at a tomb where a stone has been rolled away.
Another snowfall prompts Msgr. McNamara's reflection on having faith in what we cannot yet see.
This is a challenge to every priest to live an extraordinary life of simplicity, humility, and holiness.
What came across in his lectures was ... deep insights presented by someone who believed totally in what he was presenting.
Recreational Catholicism—Catholicism as a traditional, leisure-time activity absorbing perhaps 90 minutes of one’s time on a weekend—is over.
Photo of Pope being assisted down steps "an image of a Church as envisioned by Jesus in the Gospels."
Lent is about becoming immersed in God and appreciating all that God does out of love for us in the person of Jesus Christ.
Too often we do not plunge into the deep because we do not feel worthy of God’s call.
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