The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night

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Today’s readings The Paschal Triduum, as you may know, is a long, three-day liturgy that begins with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, continues with the Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion on Good Friday, and concludes tonight, … Continued

The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter

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Today’s readings Christ is risen!  He is risen indeed!  Alleluia! We English-speakers have just one word for time, but other languages have more; those languages recognize the different kinds of time.  Most notably for us, because it is reflected in … Continued

The Fourth Sunday of Lent

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Today’s readings Traditionally, today is Laetare Sunday – laetare being Latin for “rejoice.” Sometimes this Sunday is celebrated by the wearing of rose-colored vestments, rather than the Lenten violet.  Laetare Sunday reminds us that even in the “heaviness” of Lent, there is reason for rejoicing. … Continued

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord

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Today’s readings There’s certainly a flurry of activity in today’s readings, isn’t there? Especially in the Gospel, we see Mary Magdalene run from the empty tomb to get the Apostles. And then Peter and the “disciple whom Jesus loved” ran … Continued

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