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A fascinating audio of a journey into belief in the Resurrection and what that belief means...
A 10 minute guide to help follow the Easter Vigil Ceremonies by Father Rob
Father Rob offers his insights on this thought provoking question
Good Friday's message from Father Rob
I hope you all are doing well, all things considered! Hopefully in a few weeks we can go back to being a real Church and not just a virtual one. In spite of all our efforts, there’s just nothing like the Real Thing! And I think we as Catholics can claim that more than anyone!I hope this hiatus will give us all a renewed desire to want God (the Father) and Jesus more than ever in our lives and as a part of our lives. There is just nothing that can replace Him!
My good friend and recently ordained priest Fr Brian Humphrey transcribed the following from my Holy Thursday homily. Apparently it struck a cord with him and many others:
“Jesus wanted to ardently eat this Passover with them. He desired that. That love could not be contained in him. It was something that was boiling over you might say. It was burning. That heart was burning. And he ardently wanted to spread that love out because he couldn’t keep it bottled up. We don’t think about Jesus or God that way, do we? But I think we should maybe sometimes. Think of a fire that just has to go out and burn and can’t stop burning. Just think about that. And that’s that desire of the love of God that just wants to invade us and invade our world and yet he respects our responsibility. He respects our free will. He respects our capacity to choose. But on the part of God, on the part of Jesus there is the fire, that burning inferno of love that just wants to pour itself out on us and on everyone.” - Fr. Robert Torczynski
I hope that you will always have your heart open to the Fire that Our Lord can pour into it!
May God bless you all!
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