Alleluia, alleluia! What a great gift is this season of Easter! Some scholars have explained the derivation of the word Easter as the Norse „eostur‟ which meant “the season of the growing sun” or “the season of new birth.” As the Son (and sun) rises from the East on
the morning of the Resurrection, so too are we promised new life and new hope.
The fifty days between Easter Sunday and Pentecost are a sustained period of celebration of this greatest mystery of our faith. Having walked through the valley of death with our Savior and celebrated his victory on Easter Sunday, we meet Christ and his Divine Mercy on the next Sunday.
Not only has he overcome death, but he reminds us that he is with us every day, ready to pour his forgiveness and graces on us if we will only ask.Read more +