When Will There Be More Light in the Darkness?

Dear members and friends, The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.  He is not here; he has risen, just as he said.  Come and see the place where he lay.  Then go quickly and tell his disciples: ‘He has risenContinue reading “When Will There Be More Light in the Darkness?”

The Great Three Days

From its earliest days, the church has celebrated Christ’s journey from death to life with a liturgical observance known as the Triduum or Great Three Days, which begins Maundy Thursday evening and concludes on the evening of Easter Sunday — the liturgical day being reckoned from sundown to sundown.  In one continuous celebration encompassing threeContinue reading “The Great Three Days”

Devotions for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of Holy Week

During Holy Week you are encouraged to set aside time to meditate on Jesus’s final days before his passion, death on the cross, and glorious resurrection.  These last days — Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter — are known as the Great Three Days. MONDAY, APRIL 3 PRAYER OF THE DAY:  O God, your SonContinue reading “Devotions for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of Holy Week”