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April 21, 2019
Happy Easter to all, Alleluia! Let us rejoice.
We celebrate the greatest day of the Christian Church calendar. The day of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, Son of God and Savior of the world.
On this day the church doors are flung wide open. We open ourselves to the Risen Lord and to all people of all time, every race, language and way of life.
This day above all days is filled with great joy.
Receive the Good News of Jesus as the Church celebrates with the blessing of fire and lighting the new Easter candle that Jesus Christ truly lives and dies no more. The ancient greetings of the Church ring true once again, “Christ is Risen! Christ is truly Risen! Christ is Risen in deed!
This message is for each one of us and for all people. This message welcomes everyone and invites all through the empty tomb to the upper room where Jesus greets his disciples with “Peace be with you.”
May we experience this joy and peace in our hearts. May we share this peace and joy with all we meet. May we be generous with this love as Christ is generous in giving his love.
Throughout Lent you may have read an inspirational book of devotions, you may have listen to Dynamic Catholic daily meditations, you may have given something up or shared your time or other resources. This Lent has changed us and stretched us to be true and genuine disciples of Jesus.
This Easter bring the message of the Risen Savior to someone who needs acceptance, forgiveness, shelter or Divine Mercy.