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Easter with the Pope

First appeared on 04/21/2014. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

I'm out of the office during Easter week, on what might be called Very Light Duty—looking in on CatholicCulture.org but not doing as much as usual.

So rather than worry about sending the regular Tuesday and Friday Insights messages, I thought I'd offer you a simple way to meditate on the mystery of Our Lord's Resurrection this week. One good plan is to review the Pope's recent talks, his formal messages and his homilies.

Pope Francis' Wednesday audience for Holy Week was a catechesis on suffering. It can serve, I think, as a kind of recapitulation of Lent, with a special emphasis on Our Lord's passion and death: Jesus' Pain on the Cross Reflects the Pain of Humanity.

Then, his homily at the Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday reminds us of the joy of salvation, through the gift of the priesthood and the anointing of the Sacraments of Initiation: Anointed with the Oil of Gladness.... [more content for subscribers]

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