Easter Sunday 2013

March 31, 2013 Fr. John De Celles St. Raymond of Peñafort Catholic Church Today we celebrate the most important day in history. Because today we celebrate the historical fact that 2000 years ago the man known as Jesus of Nazareth, who had been killed by the leaders of Romans and the Jews on a Friday, rose from the dead on Sunday. And he didn’t rise like some perverse Zombie or walking dead vampire, but in a body marked by his wounds, and perfected and glorified by his resurrection. And not only did he rise, he lives now forever, with his … Continue reading

Easter 2013

RESURREXIT SICUT DIXIT! ALLELUIA! He is risen as he promised! Alleluia! What a glorious day, on which Our Savior, Jesus Christ, rose triumphant from the tomb and conquered death and sin and all evil in the world. Let the earth “shake with joy, filled with the mighty voices of the peoples!” This is the day our Catholic faith lives for, and takes its life from, as we received in our baptisms a share in the risen life of Jesus. Let us rejoice, and no longer live under the slavery of sin and Satan, but in the freedom of the children … Continue reading