Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Friday, April 2, 2010

EASTER SUNDAY


THIS IS WHO MADE US CHRISTIANS !!!

Remember He was conceived a Jew, born a Jew, lived as a Jew, died as a Jewish criminal, and rose as a Jew. It was not until some 25/30 yrs later that His followers named his way Christian

It comes at the end of 40 days of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving through spiritual struggle and self-denial. We have prepared ourselves to die spiritually with Christ on Good Friday, the day of His Crucifixion, so that we can rise again with him in a new life on Easter.

Easter would not exist if the resurrection had not taken place…

St. Paul wrote that, (1 Corinthians 15:17).

Easter is actually the new year for Christians..

Easter is the greatest feast in the Christian calendar.

Easter is a day of celebration because it represents the fulfillment of our faith as Christians.

For Easter Sunday we get new clothes, the girls new dress and the boys new pants, to show that we are a new person. We are. We have been to confession and got clean inside so why not be on the outside.

Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

Easter Sunday should be called New-Years day.

Easter is a day of celebration because it represents the fulfillment of our faith as Christians.

Through his death, Christ saved mankind from slavery to sin, and He destroyed the hold that death has on all of us; but it is His resurrection that gives us the promise of new life, both in this world and the next.

That new life began on Easter Sunday. In the Our Father, we pray that "Thy Kingdom come, on earth as in Heaven." And Christ told his disciples that some of them would not die until they saw the Kingdom of God "coming in power" (Mark 9:1). The early Christian Fathers saw Easter as the fulfillment of that promise.

The resurrection of Christ established, God's Kingdom on earth, in the form of the Church.

It is in this Church where each and every time there is Mass we are able to receive His Body and Blood which He gave us as His gift the night before He died in the form of bread & wine, the Eucharist, without the Resurrection would not be.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

THE PIETA


The Pietà Italian for pity, is a subject in Christian art depicting the sorrowful Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Her Son Jesus as He is taken down from the Cross and before He is placed in the tomb..

This little sculpture created by this artist is his prayer for the millions of mothers who voluntarely and involuntarely have buried a child.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

GOOD FRIDAY


THE DAY JESUS CHRIST WAS CRUCIFIED

The Friday before Easter Sunday is known as Good Friday or Black Friday in the Catholic Church. It is the day on which we commemorate the death of Jesus Christ on the Cross, the act that brought salvation to all who believe.

It comes at the end of 40 days of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving through spiritual struggle and self-denial. We have prepared ourselves to die spiritually with Christ on Good Friday, the day of His Crucifixion, so that we can rise again with him in a new life on Easter.

It is the culmination of Holy Week, which started on Palm Sunday and takes place two days before Easter Sunday, the day He Rose from the dead to make everything HE promised possible, the EUCHARIST, THE FOUNDATION and STRUCTURE of the CATHOLIC CHURCH.