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  • How Low Sunday became Divine Mercy Sunday

    How Low Sunday became Divine Mercy Sunday

    The Sunday after Easter was once called Low Sunday, but now we celebrate it as Divine Mercy Sunday. The reason is that after a long 20th century, the human family is in tremendous need of healing and hope, of both receiving mercy and sharing compassion with one another.

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  • The Easter Principle at work in the world

    The Easter Principle at work in the world

    The resurrection had to happen. Jesus Christ couldn’t stay dead. How could we expect to kill the one who was the source of Life itself? This Easter principle means in the long run truth will prevail over lies because lies are, by their very nature, insubstantial and unstable. False ideologies cave in on themselves. A lie has no staying power.

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  • Reading ‘Amoris Laetitia’ in the New Light of Easter

    Reading ‘Amoris Laetitia’ in the New Light of Easter

    Jesuit Father James F. Keenan says Easter week is the perfect time to re-read Pope Francis’s ‘Amoris Laetitia’ – or read it for the first time. He says for Christians, newness is not a contradiction of the past; it’s born from it. The newness of ‘Amoris Laetitia’ brilliantly brings the tradition into the present, for the sake of the future.

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