Easter

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FB Live Event THIS Thursday (May 2nd) at 7:30pm–“How to Live the Extraordinary Graces of Easter”

A reminder that my next Facebook Live Event, “How to Live the Extraordinary Graces of Easter” is THIS Thursday, May 2nd at 7:30pm CST. Simply go to the @sayyestoholiness page on Facebook, and you should see the Live stream of the event at 7:30pm. Hope you can join me! https://www.facebook.com/events/594914397657297/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%223%22%2C%22ref_newsfeed_story_type%22%3A%22regular%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D&xts%5B0%5D=68.ARCtFm6FMngcbIvdhJdtqf7YwLQ29mgl9JuEdZYyQcEzC9QM40wUKmKJU3_3Lt4IJzaj5Jzw8g0IR7-STdAojQNnPy4JT6-D7Lreus7nwuDYc_fg5J6wcQZ7mhySUYnsUIjAaj9bfeyJnBan02phxGgn70u9NLT9dUjLPvpzEPnmN4jPBWVDvKCrZLTro_KY5cWsxp0hdMSw-QQsvS97OXHNd-1F_WjnMNoy0aiU70AFFBOUT02khbP4Z5C_njWEOSSfQdyqsWynsfEU8CHpioX_EtFUaeq8vQ0y1OqhzLgo6kNJx9SjjVRWxBUlDpxuKUVf0BsMo8oKt2iqB4H0P2U&tn=HH-R

GUEST POST: Hear His Voice And “Re-Turn” To The Lord

As we celebrate the Easter Octave, I wanted to share a reflection written by Eileen Keller, a friend from the Diocese of Charleston, SC, who has some beautiful advice about how we can continue to live out the joy, hope and peace of Easter. Enjoy! The Gospel of John 20:11-18 tells the account from Resurrection morning, where Mary Magdalene sits at the empty tomb, weeping in her grief.  John tells us Jesus spoke and twice she turned.  You could say she turned and re-turned.  She didn’t recognize him.  It was only when the second time he spoke to her that she heard him say her name, “Mary”, that she […]

Happy Easter! Our Lord IS Risen! Alleluia! Alleluia!

Happy Easter! The day is here! Our Lord IS Risen today! As you celebrate this great day, hopefully with your family and friends, I invite you to spend the less than 15 minutes it will take for you to listen to this MAGNIFICENT Easter message from Bishop Robert Barron. Bishop Barron nails it (pun intended!), and gives us three beautiful lessons for why this day should be the foundation of everything we do each and every day. https://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/three-easter-lessons/5116/ Enjoy this joyous day, and know of my prayers for you as I look forward to seeing you along the Way soon! […]

“Awake, O Sleeper! Arise from Your Sleep!”and “Get On Board, Little Children, There’s Room For Many A’more”

On this Holy Saturday, as we wait in silence by the tomb of our Lord, it can be difficult to understand that Jesus is actually still going about the work of His Father today. In fact, I would argue that the work He is “doing” today is just as important as the work He did leading up to His Passion and death–the work of bringing about the redemption of everyone. Yes, that’s right. Everyone. Because today, Jesus has “descended into hell.” This ancient homily from the 2nd century explains exactly what the Lord’s Descent into Hell did, as Jesus proclaims […]