Jesus tells us that the Eucharist is the new manna, the new bread from heaven, the new way that God gives us daily sustenance.
The task of Easter is to rekindle the creed within ourselves.
Within every human being, there is slavery to the evil that kills beauty and joy.
In her heartbrokenness over not being able to anoint the body of Jesus, Mary Magdalene brushed off even angels.
At Easter we celebrate the other kind of joy, the kind each of us longs for, when every tear is wiped away and there is no sorrow anymore
When Jesus encountered poverty, hunger, discrimination, and suffering, he didn’t turn away
We consider this day “good” as we celebrate “the triumphant death and resurrection of Christ.”
Suffering will be vindicated; death will be overcome; a new life will arise: that is the Easter message of the paschal mystery.
What are some ways you can “wash your neighbors’ feet”? Are there degrees of service to your neighbor?
For what do you thirst?
Peter bore witness in a different manner after the Resurrection than he did before Christ died. To what do you attribute this?