In the spotlight: Easter Triduum, praying with tornado victims, Jesus Nazareno of the Ribbons
“The power of Easter summons you to roll away every stone of disappointment and mistrust,’ the pope said in his homily at the Mass April 8.
Two youth from Holy Rosary Bilingual Academy were chosen to pour and decorate the 3-foot-tall Easter candle because of their dedicated service as junior sacristans at morning Mass.
The annual SEEK conferences hosted by FOCUS are for anyone interested in deepening their faith and spreading the Gospel.
The Easter liturgies — with the fire, sharing of light from the paschal candle, the renewal of baptismal promises and the proclamation that Jesus has risen — assure people that it is never too late to start again, Pope Francis said.
Area religious communities are offering a variety of prayer opportunities.
Pope Francis blessed a fire, lit the Easter candle and called Christians to keep kindling sparks of hope, knowing that Jesus has risen and death will not have the last word.
Scripture readings guide the faithful through Holy Week.