Pope Francis with an icon of Christ during the Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica April 4, 2021.
Pope Francis offers Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Easter Sunday April 4, 2021.
To the Christian, faith in the Resurrection of Jesus Christ is an expression of certainty that the saying that seems to be only a beautiful dream is in fact true: “Love is strong as death” (Song 8:6). In the Old Testament this sentence comes in the middle of praises of the power of eros. But this by no means signifies that we can simply push it aside as a lyrical exaggeration. The boundless demands of eros“, its apparent exaggerations and extravagance, do in reality give expression to a basic problem, indeed the” basic problem of human existence, insofar as they reflect the nature and intrinsic paradox of love: love demands infinity, indestructibility; indeed, it is, so to speak, a call for infinity…
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What are you going to do with your life?
The Lord has a unique mission and task for your life. As we journey to Pentecost I pray that the Lord’s plan for our lives would be revealed.
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Easter is not just a time to come get a small spiritual boost.
It is a celebration of the most significant event of human history. The resurrection changed everything. It is central to our faith.
The resurrection enables us to see the light even when others can only see darkness. Jesus is rising and he is bringing the light into the darkness.
A user in a low level hacking forum has published the phone numbers and personal data of hundreds of millions of Facebook users for free online.
From a young age, I was captivated by the story of Icarus. As an adult, on this Good Friday, I am revisiting the timeless lesson. In case you don’t recall the Greek myth, Icarus’ dad, Daedalus, was an amazing craftsman/inventor and he had ingeniously fashioned wings fastened together by wax…