He was Right

Rejoice, o heavenly powers!

p_vi…Looking for some good spiritual reading for Easter?

Try Pope Paul VI’s Apostolic Exhortation, Gaudete in Domino

…Sixteen years ago tonight I was received into the Church. I was confirmed as Mark David Mary. And I received Holy Communion for the first time…

Here is a homily for Easter:

The feast of Easter begins with God commanding us to rejoice. Rejoice, o heavens. Rejoice, o earth. Rejoice, o church. Christ our King has risen from the dead, never to die again.

candleGod commands us to rejoice. How are we going to obey this command? Here are three ways.

One good way to rejoice is to help someone who needs help. Helping others gives us joy. It doesn’t have to be a grand gesture—just some real helpfulness, like maybe doing the dishes or taking out the trash.

A second way to rejoice is to contemplate something beautiful—like take a walk or listen to some beautiful music.

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