He foresaw and spoke of the resurrection of the Christ.

MONDAY WITHIN THE OCTAVE OF EASTER He foresaw and spoke of the resurrection of the Christ. Did David really know about Jesus and his resurrection? Not exactly. But he had received a promise from God that one of his descendants would reign forever, and he clung to that...

In the beginning . . .

HOLY SATURDAY / EASTER VIGIL In the beginning . . . It is the day after Jesus’ crucifixion. His body lies in the tomb, hastily wrapped in a linen cloth. A proper burial can wait until after the Sabbath. For now, a borrowed grave near the site of his crucifixion will...

He loved them to the end.

HOLY THURSDAY: EVENING MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER He loved them to the end. In Jewish families, the youngest child plays an important role at the Passover seder. The child asks, “Why is this night different from all other nights?” And so begins the family’s remembrance...

I will make you a light to the nations.

TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK I will make you a light to the nations.  The first time this prophecy was proclaimed, the Israelites were living in captivity under the Babylonians. And yet God was promising them a servant who would rescue them, not just from their geographical...

Subscribe To Father Maurice's Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news, inspirational blogs, and updates from Father Maurice

You have Successfully Subscribed!