Archive: April 2015

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Holy Saturday: Keeping Vigil

Holy Saturday: Today is the day of Holy Waiting. We vigil tonight for the Resurrection of the Lord… But what was Christ doing during the time His sacred body lay in death in the tomb? He was visiting the dead and freeing them from the “limbo”, ( by which we mean the state of peace…

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Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion:

Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion: Today the One who is Life itself embraced death and conquered it… Today the One who is Light itself met darkness and illumined it… Today the One who is Being itself touched nothingness and healed it… Today the One who is Eternity itself subjected time and inter-penetrated it… Today…

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Holy “Maundy” Thursday:

Holy Thursday: “Maundy” Thursday: Today the Lord bestows His parting gifts The New Commandment of Love, (mandatum novum in latin, from which we get the word Maundy):”Love one another as I have loved you!” The Priesthood and the Holy Eucharist… All three are ways of encountering the presence of God in our lives, all three…

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“Spy Wednesday”

Wednesday of Holy Week: “Spy Wednesday” We forget, at our peril, that the sin of Judas was not his betrayal of Christ, (all of the Apostles bar John betrayed Him, and even he stayed at a distance until the Cross.), but that he was so enfolded in his own ego that he could not believe…

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