SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER It had been eight weeks—the most extended break from Mass in my entire life. White banners and flowers adorned the altar, marking the Liturgical season of Easter. I noted that the last time we'd been in Mass, the decor was purple, the sanctuary was bare, it had still been Lent. I found the pew with two dots. As Cris and I knelt, the first sobs erupted out of me. I couldn't stop them, as much as I tried. Before the pandemic and the cancellation of Masses
MONDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF EASTER "What can we do to accomplish the works of God?"
Jesus answered and said to them, "This is the work of God, that you believe in the one he sent." (Jn 6: 28-29) Those words recounted by John from our Lord seem so simple, believe in me. Do not work for food that perishes but for the food that endures for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. (Jn 6:27) Again, His message to us is so simple. Do not settle for what this world offers y