Catholicism, Updates

We Are the Easter People

“Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.” – Saint Pope John Paul II As we journey through this Holy Week, we reflect on the unconditional, unselfish, and overwhelming love poured out to us as Jesus suffered at Calvary so that we might have eternal life. I feel… Continue reading We Are the Easter People

Bereavement

April Showers……Makes Me Sad

The Easter season is upon us.  It is a time for renewed hope, a time of rebirth, and a time for rejoicing.  The celebration of the Resurrection of Christ gives us great reason to shout a resounding “Alleluia!”. Jesus has conquered sin and death so that we all might have eternal life – pretty awesome.… Continue reading April Showers……Makes Me Sad

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The Promise

The Catechism of the Catholic Church at 1026 reads that “By his death and Resurrection, Jesus Christ has “opened” heaven to us. The life of the blessed consists in the full and perfect possession of the fruits of the redemption accomplished by Christ. He makes partners in his heavenly glorification those who have believed in… Continue reading The Promise

Bereavement

“Why Are You Weeping?” John 20: 11-18

The beautiful Easter season is upon us.  The promise of spring is all around us.  We are reminded of Jesus’ Resurrection and our eternal life.  Sooooooo …“Why Are We Weeping?”  Just like Mary Magdalene, who wept at the empty tomb, we weep at the loss of our loved one.  Jesus understood Mary’s grief, as He… Continue reading “Why Are You Weeping?” John 20: 11-18

Bereavement

Blessed Easter

It is Easter Monday, the sun is trying to peak through the clouds but those final persistent snowflakes continue to fall.  Easter is such a powerful season.  There is such a wide range of emotions we experience throughout Lent, Holy Week and the Resurrection.  I liken it to the range of emotions we experience during… Continue reading Blessed Easter