How to Make Easter an Evangelizing Event
I heard about a pastor who one Easter asked his congregation who was there the week before. A number of the gathered raised their hands, and a large number did not.
“To those of you who raised your hands,” he said, “good for you. And to those of you who didn’t, shame on you.”
I felt sad when I heard this story. While I can understand the pastor’s point (we really must keep Sunday holy by attending Mass, and to miss without a serious reason is a sin), I really don’t think that wagging finger is going to be effective in