Adapted from the 1905 outline for Easter Day previously posted. In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit With gladness of heart, let us greet each other with the time-honored Christian Easter greeting: Christ is risen! (He is risen indeed! Alleluia!) Christ is risen! (He is […]
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Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! About a week and a half before the first Easter, a friend of Jesus died, a close friend. His name was Lazarus. Lazarus had two sisters, Mary and Martha, who also had been devoted disciples of Jesus. When Jesus finally arrived at their home in Bethany, just […]
Now, reason feels that death is still at our elbow and is continually troubling us. He who follows his feelings will perish, but he who clings to the Word with his heart will be delivered. Now, if the heart clings to the Word, reason will also follow; but if reason follows, everything will follow, desire […]
EASTER DAY, THE FEAST OF THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD This day is the climax of the Church’s Year, the feast of feasts the king of days. The Holy Gospel and also St. Matthew’s account state that our Lord rose from the dead on “the first day of the week.” This day of the week […]