Receive the Holy Spirit
2nd Sunday of Easter, April 19, 2020.
By Adriana Calzada, CCVI
Dear Sisters, Associates, Ministry Collaborators and Friends of our Congregation,
What does our celebration of Easter mean in the face of a global health crisis?
How does our Easter faith speak to the suffering in our human family?
“In Risen Jesus, death has no room”
Triduum: the Three Days. These are our most holy of days. They make up our most important single celebration of the year: Easter. But exactly what three days make up the Triduum?
Who will roll back the stone for us? They said to one another.
It was a big surprise when they arrived at the place and found that the stone, as big as it was, had already been removed.
On Easter Day, following the discovery of the empty tomb by the Holy Women and the information that Jesus had risen from the dead, two of Jesus’ disciples set out for the town of Emmaus which was a short distance from Jerusalem.