Divine Mercy Sunday

This Octave Day of Easter is, in the 21st century, also celebrated as Divine Mercy Sunday. The readings today show us examples of both acts of mercy and words of mercy. The first reading gives us an inspiring description of the early Church. Those who loved and...

Divine Mercy Sunday

Today’s celebration of the Feast of Divine Mercy takes us right to the heart of the Paschal Mystery. On Good Friday we stood at the foot of the Cross with Jesus as he suffered and died. Last Sunday we came to the empty tomb with Mary Magdalene, Peter, and John, and...

Second Sunday of Easter, Divine Mercy Sunday

In today’s selection from the Acts of the Apostles, we read, “Many signs and wonders were done among the people at the hands of the Apostles.” Because the Church was at the very beginning of her life, many signs were needed to move people to faith or to strengthen...