Ratzinger and the Resurrection

To the Christian, faith in the Resurrection of Jesus Christ is an expression of certainty that the saying that seems to be only a beautiful dream is in fact true: “Love is strong as death” (Song 8:6). In the Old Testament this sentence comes in the middle of praises...

Two More Regina Coelis: Is One Ever Enough?

Can you ever have enough on this glorious day? OF Easter? Or of alleluias! Or of Regina Coelis? Here is a glorious rendition, as performed by the always spot-on Voces8 ensemble: Read the Whole Article at its Original...

What Does It Mean to Rise From the Dead?

Federico de Madrazo y Kuntz, “The Three Women at the Tomb,” 1841 Jesus died and rose to give us a completely new life — a life marked zeal, by victory over sin, by the joy of living in conscious contact with God at every moment of our lives. Read the Whole Article at...

What Three Women and Two Men Witnessed at the Empty Tomb

LEFT: Annibale Carracci, “The Women at Christ’s Tomb,” 1590s. RIGHT: Giovanni Francesco Romanelli, “St. John and St. Peter at Christ’s Tomb,” ca. 1640. “They saw and believed” says John’s Gospel, although “they still did not understand” (20:8-9). Read the Whole...

What the Saints Say About Easter

The holy witnesses in heaven have words of wisdom to share about the Resurrection. Poignant quotes celebrate the Resurrection of the Lord. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

What Easter Is as We Grow Older

Annibale Carracci, ‘Holy Women at Christ’s Tomb,’ 1590s COMMENTARY: The Heart of the Resurrection Becomes More Apparent Read the Whole Article at its Original...