The tree’s been there every bit of 35 years, maybe all of 41 – as long as our eldest son has been alive, I thought. So why did it seem as if it had been planted for just this moment?Continue reading
Posts Tagged With: Easter Vigil
Today’s find: Vigil
Categories: Uncategorized Tags: Abraham and Isaac, Easter, Easter Vigil
Today’s find: Pentecost / Paschal Meditation
Pentecost looms. Which means it’s been 50 days since I heard the words uttered near the beginning of the Easter Vigil Mass…and still, I can’t get them out of my mind.
Categories: Uncategorized Tags: Christ Redeemer, Cristo Redentor, Easter Season, Easter Vigil, Jubliee of Mercy, Paschal Mystery, Pentecost, Year of Mercy
Today’s find: Witness
There are no bystanders at the Easter Vigil. Like the new fire itself, we all tend to become ‘fully involved.’
Categories: Uncategorized Tags: Alpha and Omega, Baptism, Easter, Easter Vigil, Easter Witness
Today’s find: Conversion
If you’re a cradle Catholic (like me), I want to say that you really haven’t lived until you’ve seen a grown man get doused with the waters of baptism at the Easter Vigil.
By which I mean: You probably don’t have a deep, bone-rattling, knee-knocking sense of the work that the Holy Spirit wants to do in you…and in every baptized Christian.
Categories: Uncategorized Tags: Baptism, Easter Vigil, Holy Saturday, RCIA, Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults