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‘Look with confidence to the future, for Christ is risen and has changed the direction of history.’
The lack of artificial lighting during the Easter vigil can be a powerful aid to prayer, raising the question of why this practice isn’t done more regularly.
COMMENTARY: The Easter vigil is a 17-course banquet of the most important lessons God has taught in the history of salvation.
Among the catechumens are a mother and daughter who are joining the Church together.
‘Risen from the dead, Jesus never ceases to amaze us,’ the Holy Father reminded the faithful.
Every Easter vigil, dioceses across the United States welcome thousands of new converts into the Catholic Church through RCIA. But how a parish’s RCIA efforts prepare and support new converts to be disciples of Jesus Christ makes a critical difference as to whether those new converts choose to stay in the Church — or go.
Like the Marys at the tomb, go out in search ‘of truth, beauty and love,’ the Holy Father said.