I was in a discussion this week when a woman said, “It is very hard to understand the resurrection. People have a hard time understanding death, let alone someone being raised from the dead.” And she is right. The resurrection is very difficult to understand.
Monthly Archive for April, 2009
As we embark on this Holy Week, we begin a dramatic journey with Jesus that moves from celebration as he arrives in Jerusalem to unspeakable tragedy as he dies on the cross. On the way, we experience the highly emotional scene in the Garden of Gethsemane, the arrest, the trial and, finally, the condemnation of [...]
Sing, my tongues, the song of triumph, tell the story far and wide. Fortunatus, 6th century For most of us who are serious about our faith life, we love Holy Thursday and Good Friday liturgies and celebrate those feasts as the major days of our faith life. It is the Saturday Easter Vigil, with its [...]
For the last two years Sr. Janet’s first graders have come to the Monastery for a morning and it’s always fun. During the fIrst year, Jackie and I played the part of cows! Sr. Mary Jane played music while we sang and acted the part in the small barnyard look we had created in our community [...]