Four Little Words

Imagine what it must have been like for the Apostles. Just imagine what it would have been like for them, hiding in that room, in the days after the Passion, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus.

The Resurrection Through Mary’s Eyes

Easter joy is here! The Mass readings focus now on the post-resurrection appearances of Jesus to the Apostles and their exuberance over seeing Him again. Along with the disciples, there is someone else whose exuberance we might consider: Mary.

Thousands Enter Church At Easter Vigils in the US

During what the Roman Missal describes as the “mother of all vigils,” the U.S. Catholic Church welcomed thousands of new Catholics at the Easter Vigil in churches big and small across the country.

Welcoming New Catholics

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio baptized 10 people at St. Leo’s Church, Corona, during the Easter Vigil service. He also confirmed 55.

Pope Walks Holy Week Path to Resurrection

With tens of thousands of people gathered in St. Peter’s Square April 16, Pope Francis called on Christians to be instruments of Christ’s outreach to refugees and migrants, victims of war and exploitation, famine and loneliness.

The Ambiguity of the Empty Cross

The cross is a captivatingly ambiguous symbol. When embraced to evoke life, it reminds us that it was an instrument of death. When embraced to remind us of the injustice of Jesus’ suffering and death, it points to hope in the resurrection.

Corpus Christi Youth Present Passion Play

To prepare their parish community for Holy Week, youth ministry members and Confirmation candidates at Corpus Christi Church, Woodside, presented a Passion Play for the parish community.

Being Easter People

We have to live as people who truly believe not only in the resurrection of Jesus, but also that the resurrection of Jesus has made a difference in our own lives. This becomes apparent through our worship, outreach and service.