A Chronology of the Resurrection Appearances

Each Easter, I post this “chronological account” of the resurrection appearances, tough I tweak it as others offer insights I might have missed. It is helpful to try and weave the many strands together for the reasons I state below. 
When we encounter the resurrection accounts in the New Testament, we face a challenge in putting all the pieces together in such a way that the sequence of events flows in logical order

Praise the Lord

Read the Whole Article at http://blog.adw.org/authors/

An Easter Octave guide for Catholic families…

Instead of one day of Easter, Catholics enjoy eight octave days of feasting. Sustained partying requires careful planning and self-pacing to avoid merriment burnout. Follow this guide with your family to maximize the delights of Easter and the celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday. Feast, feast, feast! Post-Easter Mass, or once you have recovered from celebrating the Easter Vigil into the wee hours…

Praise the Lord

Read the Whole Article at http://feeds.newadvent.org/bestoftheweb?format=xml

Pope Francis at Easter Monday Regina Coeli: ‘Never tire of seeking the risen Christ’…

Pope Francis said Monday that Christians should “never tire of seeking the risen Christ.” Speaking before the recitation of the Regina Coeli April 5, the pope noted that Easter Monday is known in Italy as Lunedì dell’Angelo, or the Monday of the Angel. Referring to the Gospel reading in which Mary Magdalene and the other Mary encountered an angel at the empty tomb while looking for Jesus…

Praise the Lord

Read the Whole Article at http://feeds.newadvent.org/bestoftheweb?format=xml