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Easter Sunday - 5th April 2015

posted 5 Apr 2015, 05:05 by St Wilfrid RC Haltwhistle   [ updated 6 Nov 2015, 00:44 by Jerry Laidler ]

H.B. & Hw.

Easter is God's total involvement in our lives. 

Our daily lives reveal the divine dimension. There is nothing insignificant in life therefore, be it ever so plain, be it ever so ordinary. It is a glimpse of divinity and we call it the Paschal mystery.

Peter claims to be a witness to the Paschal mystery of God's reality with us, through us and in us. Mary Magdalen and the disciples experience the Easter impact, never really previously appreciated. And we in our turn can only corroborate the Easter meaning of life.

"This is the work of the Lord, a marvel in our eyes."

This Easter moment is very special. It is an experience that gives us new insight into the meaning of our precious lives. Our Easter moment transforms us, transforms us to such an extent that nothing can ever be the same again. We touch the beyond.

New insight dawns, insight beyond all previous experience. It is the Easter experience, obviously special to Easter. It is the basis of faith. It is challenge to spiritual growth and it is the rediscovery of our personal vocation. We believe in this new reality. It is our motivation in all we think and say and do. 

The God of universe is totally invested in our every living breath, moment by moment.

Easter is the meaning of our every breathing moment. Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again. And there is the glorious mystery that is ours to live every day, every hour, every moment now and forever.