Saturday, April 15, 2017

Christ is Alive: No More Sterile Pessimism!

In his homily at the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday evening, Pope Francis said,

"In the resurrection, Christ rolled back the stone of the tomb, but he wants also to break down all the walls that keep us locked in our sterile pessimism, in our carefully constructed ivory towers that isolate us from life, in our compulsive need for security and in boundless ambition that can make us compromise the dignity of others. . . . The Lord is alive!  He is living and he wants to rise again in all those faces that have buried hope, buried dreams, buried dignity.  If we cannot let the Spirit lead us on this road, then we are not Christians."

Click here to read the homily in its entirety.

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