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Easter’s Confounding Empty Tomb

Easter’s Confounding Empty Tomb

Sunday’s Gospel describes an absence that confounds the disciples, preparing them for the Presence their hearts desire. Gospel (Read Jn 20:1-9) On Palm Sunday, the narrative of our Lord’s Passion ended with these words:  “Then they rolled a stone against the entrance to the tomb” (Mk 15:46b).  Jesus’ dead

Christ was Cancelled First

Christ was Cancelled First

In the courtyard of the High Priest, on the evening of Holy Thursday, a palpable fear will grip Peter’s heart. His Master is arrested. The powers of this world are entering into their triumph, and Peter is next in their sights. Christ Himself foresaw this