In his latest book, Father James Martin writes about “Journeying into the place of letting go can be difficult.” He hopes to be “a guide down that staircase, into the tomb, and then back out into the light.”
Because heaven is so abstract, we try to find a description through church teachings and preachings.
“The war in Ukraine has been a Gethsemane and crucifixion for many,” said Basilian Sister Ann Laszok “but we believe in the Resurrection that will follow.”
“Each of us is called to be about the work of resurrection in our daily lives.”
We don’t talk enough about resurrection. But, if we did, it would change us.
“We can take comfort in the knowledge that our loved one’s death, and even our own someday, is far from the final moment we will have.”
“This Easter comes when we need it more than ever. … A news anchor’s grim highlights of Armageddon will never be the last word.”
In the Bible, any time period that consists of the number 40 is significant.