Easter Sunday: Resurrection as Encounter

No matter which of today’s Gospel readings you proclaim, a refrain echoes: the Resurrection is an encounter.

Holy Saturday: To Push Against Fear

To push against fear requires that we do the work to dismantle the systems around us: the ones that require the exploitation of some in order to guarantee the security of others. It means building bridges where others are attempting to erect walls.

Good Friday: Not Some Grim Duty

Jesus would not have us wallow in some bleak, brutal re-enactment of that day. For indeed, it was love that made the cross salvific…not the sheer torture of it.