Archive for April, 2014

The Sign of Our New Life in Christ

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

“Your brother will rise.” These beautiful words spoken by Our Lord to Martha, grief-stricken at the death of her brother Lazarus, are part of one of the most familiar and beautiful Gospel stories.  This story of the raising of Lazarus, which we hear on this Fifth Sunday of Lent, prepares us to enter into the […] [Read more]

Praying with the Family of God in Our Lenten Journey

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

At the end of the funeral Mass for Pope John Paul II, when Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger came forward for the final commendation and farewell, he paused for several minutes as the crowd cheered, crying out “Santo Subito” while waving banners that also read in translation, “Sainthood now!” Days earlier, on April 2, 2005, the people […] [Read more]