Employing characteristic lucidity and simplicity of speech, Pope Benedict XVI’s homilies over Easter offered the faithful plenty of thought-provoking and inspiring reflections.
Perhaps his most eloquent came during the highpoint of the solemnities, the Easter vigil Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, when the Holy Father gave a homily on the meaning of divine light and illumination.
“The darkness of the previous days is driven away the moment Jesus rises from the grave and himself becomes God’s pure light,” the Pope said. “With the resurrection of Jesus, light itself is created anew. He draws all of us after him into the new light of the Resurrection, and he conquers all darkness. He is...READ MORE