Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Easter Vigil, 23 April 2011

Click here to download and listen to this homily (12 minutes) given by Fr Thomas Weise at St Catherine of Siena parish in Petersburg, Alaska.  Just as the Chilean Miners were pull from their living tomb trapped deep in the mine, so does Jesus want to pull us from our living tombs of depression, regret, addiction, sin, etc... and set us free.  Jesus' resurrection gives us hope that we too can rise from the countless little deaths we suffer with his help across the Red Sea. Jesus is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!

Readings: Genesis 1:1-2:2; Genesis 22:1-18; Exodus 14:15-15:1; Isaiah 54:5-14; Isaiah 55:1-11; Baruch 3:9-15, 32-4:4; Ezekiel 36:16-17a, 18-28; Romans 6:3-11; Matthew 28:1-10

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