Pope Francis’ homily at Easter Vigil Mass: Full text 

Pope Francis celebrates the Easter Vigil Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica. The full text of his homily is below: Source: Pope Francis’ homily at Easter Vigil Mass: Full text – Vatican NewsShare this:Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new...

Vigile pascale: le Pape invite à toujours “chercher le Vivant” 

Source: Vigile pascale: le Pape invite à toujours “chercher le Vivant” – Vatican NewsShare this:Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new...

Why Holy Saturday has always been a day of prayer and silence

After the commemoration of the Lord’s Passion on Good Friday, the church is engulfed in silence. The Eucharistic host is placed back in a tabernacle and remains there until the Easter Vigil o… Source: Why Holy Saturday has always been a day of prayer and silenceShare this:Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new...

Samedi Saint: le mystère du silence de Dieu 

Source: Samedi Saint: le mystère du silence de Dieu – Vatican NewsShare this:Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new...

HOLY SATURDAY

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD +HOLY SATURDAY+ March 26, 2016 From the Word of the Day On Holy Saturday, the Church pauses at the Lord’s tomb meditating on His passion and death, abstaining from the celebration of the Sacrifice of the Mass.  The altar is without cloth and ornaments until the solemn Vigil or evening wait for the Resurrection.  This day is without a Liturgy. (From the Roman Missal) How should we live this Word  A great silence envelops this day.  Words must cease and give way to the awe of mute contemplation because the Lord came in solidarity with mortal humans bringing salvation to all of humanity.  It is the mystery of the descent into hell that we profess in the Creed as the announcement of salvation for every person.  The absence of elements that anticipate the joy of Easter can help us to live this special day as a silent memorial of Him who entered even the regions of death where ‘nobody’s land’ was inhabited by Him. “The Earth is tired.  All is asleep and waiting.  Even the body of Jesus rests and peacefully sleeps in the tomb awaiting God’s marvels.  This Great Saturday is not...
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