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The Empty Grave

Cycle BEasterWeek Easter

by Bishop Robert BarronApril 01, 2018


Many people enjoy visiting the graves of famous people, from Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, IL to St. Peter in the Vatican. We feel a sense of peace and finality around graves. But the one thing we would never expect in a cemetery is action. Yet thats precisely what we find at the center of Christianity, as St. John recounts in todays Easter Gospel.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 - Acts 10:34, 37-43
Psalm - Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23
Reading 2 - Colossians 3:1-4
Gospel - John 20:1-9