HOLY SATURDAY

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD HOLY SATURDAY – EASTER VIGIL April 11, 2020 WORD of the DAY And behold, Jesus met them on their way and greeted them. They approached, embraced his feet, and did him homage. Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid. Go tell my brothers to go to Galilee, and there they will see me.” (Matthew 28: 9-10) How shall I live this Word? How many fears, how many worries afflict our life, death, suffering, war, disease, failure, confrontation … And Jesus tells us strongly, “Do not be afraid” because He has overcome the world, He is stronger than any situation or person. He is the hope that helps us to live, He is the certainty that does not die, He is the meaning of life, He is the guide in our choices. He is the embrace that consoles, He is the companion that conquers solitude, He is the Friend who awaits us, He is the joy of the encounter. We are not afraid, we have no fear if we are with Him because He is the Lord of the world and of history. I am afraid, Lord, I am afraid so many...