Daily Archives: March 31, 2013

She’s Got There Before All The Rest Of Us.

This morning, I dragged my wife and son Aidan out with me to visit my daughter’s grave. (I have written about Gracie before, here. Gracie died in Baptismal innocence ten years ago, aged 20 months. She died before her grandparents). Aidan … Continue reading

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Photos of Pope Francis at Easter Sunday Mass

I’m afraid this is now the third post with pictures taken by my son! These are from today’s Easter Sunday Mass, so I hope you enjoy looking at them.   For a full set, please visit http://www.flickr.com/pchidell    

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Urbi et Orbi Message, Easter, 2013 [Full text]

(Vatican Radio) Below we publish the full text of the Holy Father’s Urbi et Orbi Message, Easter 2013. Dear brothers and sisters in Rome and throughout the world, Happy Easter! What a joy it is for me to announce this message: … Continue reading

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Alleluia! He Is Risen!

From America magazine The Gospels unanimously report that the Lord first appeared to Mary Magdalene following his resurrection. Three of the four Gospels, moreover, maintain that Jesus’ first post-resurrection appearance was to Mary alone, and all the accounts include some … Continue reading

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Homily for Easter Day – Archbishop Fulton Sheen.

This was first posted on Easter 2012, but is so popular I think it deserves reposting for everyone to be inspired by it (again). -BB In addition to our usual Biblical Reflection for this joyous day, I ask forgiveness for … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflection for Easter Sunday

Stay With Us, Lord! by Fr. Thomas Rosica Easter Sunday – March 31, 2013 The readings for Easter Sunday are Acts 10:34a, 37-43; Colossians 3:1-4 or 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8; 2 John 20:1-9 or Luke 24:1-12 or Luke 24:13-35Pounding hearts, wounded hearts and … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ is Risen Today (Surrexit Christus Hodie)

(Text from Wiki Source) This hymn originated in a 14th century Latin carol from Bohemia: Surrexit Christus hodie Humano pro solamine. Mortem qui passus pridie Miserrimo pro homine. Mulieres ad tumulum Dona ferunt aromatum,

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