Archbishop Smith: Touching our Wounds with Mercy
I love the union of the Feast of Divine Mercy with the Sunday in the Octave of Easter. The two were brought together by St. John Paul II. Having these two celebrated on the same day provides a wonderful way for us to appreciate the hope that is ours in the Resurrection of our Lord from the dead.
The point of unity is found in the wounds in the Body of Jesus Christ.
We are familiar with the Gospel narrative of this last Sunday. It recounts for us the meeting between the Risen Lord and St. Thomas. Having missed the first encounter