Archive for April, 2015

A.D. The Bible Continues

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

The story of how the Apostles changed the world after Jesus died on the cross, rose from the dead and later ascended into heaven unfolds in the thrilling new mini-series, A.D. The Bible Continues, which debuted on NBC stations nationwide on Easter and continues on the next 11 Sundays. The mini-series is produced by Roma […] [Read more]

Jesus Christ is Risen! Alleluia!

Sunday, April 5th, 2015

God our Father, creator of all, Today is the day of Easter joy. This is the morning on which the Lord appeared to men who had begun to lose hope and opened their eyes to what the scriptures foretold: that first he must die, and then he would rise and ascend into his Father’s glorious […] [Read more]

The Mystery of Life

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

This is our Passover feast, when Christ, the true Lamb, is slain, whose blood consecrates the homes of all believers. This is the night when first you saved our fathers: you freed the people of Israel from their slavery and led them dry-shod through the sea. This is the night when the pillar of fire […] [Read more]

The Mystery of Death

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

Our shepherd, the source of the water of life, has died. The sun was darkened when he passed away. But now man’s captor is made captive. This is the day when our Savior broke through the gates of death. He has destroyed the barricades of hell, overthrown the sovereignty of the devil. This is the […] [Read more]

At the Foot of the Cross

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

At the Cross her station keeping, Stood the mournful Mother weeping, Close to Jesus to the last. Through her heart, His sorrow sharing, All His bitter anguish bearing, Now at length the sword has passed. O, how sad and sore distressed Was that Mother highly blest Of the sole-begotten One! Christ above in torment hangs; […] [Read more]

Keeping Vigil During Christ’s Agony in the Garden

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Jesus came with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to his disciples, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.” He took along Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to feel sorrow and distress. Then he said to them, “My soul is sorrowful even to death. Remain here […] [Read more]

We are Grains of Wheat

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

“The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies, it produces much fruit.” – John 12:23-24 Reflection Question: Am I prepared to die to […] [Read more]