Skip to content
Archive of posts tagged Easter

Easter Sunday Homily

Easter MorningActs 10:34a, 37-43Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23 (24)Colossians 3:1-4John 20:1-9April 21, 2019 Our gospel reading this Easter morning tells the story of how Mary of Magdala went to the tomb early in the morning of the first day of the week.  Upon arriving, she finds “the stone removed from the tomb.”  We know this must […]

Easter Morning Homily 2018

Easter Morning Acts 10:34a, 37-43 Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23 (24) Colossians 3:1-4 John 20:1-9 April 1, 2018 Mary Magdalene goes to the tomb on the first day of the week.  They find “the stone removed from the tomb.”  She knows this is important and immediately runs to Simon Peter and “the other disciple whom Jesus […]

Easter Vigil 2017, Year A – Homily

Easter Vigil Genesis 1:1-2:2 Genesis 22:1-18 Exodus 14:15-15:1 Isaiah 55:1-11 Romans 6:3-11 Matthew 28:1-10 April 15, 2017 Holy week is the most special time of the year for us.  We began it on Sunday with the blessing of the Palms recalling Jesus’ entry in Jerusalem.  We read the Passion of Jesus to recall what he […]

Dying and Rising

We celebrated Easter Sunday last week but our celebration of Easter has not ended.  We celebrate the Easter Season for 50 days until Pentecost.  Easter is the celebration of the Resurrection.  It is the celebration of new life but before we receive new life we must first die to this life.  We must die with […]

Easter – Jesus Christ is Risen Today

Today we celebrate Easter!  It is a day of Great Joy!  Jesus Savior, our Lord and Savior has risen! It had appeared that Jesus was defeated by his enemies who had him arrested, “tried”, and crucified on a Cross but the Resurrection shows us that the Cross is not a sign of defeat.  Christ is […]