This week, we will be learning more about Holy Saturday, the day the body of the crucified Jesus lay in the tomb. On Saturday night, Easter Eve, the beginning of the next day for the Jews, Christians celebrate The Great Vigil of Easter, which includes The Lighting of the Paschal Candle, Holy Baptism, and the first Eucharist of Easter. The journey from Crucifixion to Resurrection is made.
It is a proven fact that we grow in our faith when we do three things:
- read and study the Bible daily, whether it is one verse, one chapter, or more,
- pray daily, whether it is ten minutes of being still and quiet with God, one hour of contemplation, or praying throughout the day,
- apply faith principles to our daily lives, whether it is occasionally or often.
I have attached the two latest Daily Meditations from Richard Rohr:
His topic is contemplative prayer. Granted, it’s counterintuitive and not the way most people pray, but anyone can learn a method of contemplative prayer. It may be the most important step we can take to grow spiritually in this age. I welcome your comments and questions at .