Message of the day

Easter Octave - Monday: “He has triumphed over death”

The risen Christ, Christ in glory, has divested himself of the things of this earth, so that we men, his brothers, should ask ourselves what things we need to get rid of. (The Forge, 526)

“Christ is alive." This is the great truth which fills our faith with meaning. Jesus, who died on the cross, has risen. He has triumphed over death; he has overcome sorrow, anguish and the power of darkness. “Do not be terrified" was how the angels greeted the women who came to the tomb. “Do not be terrified. You are looking ...