From the Archive, for Easter

Should you have a moment within this most holy time of the year, please check out:

First-Century Jews and the Paschal Sacrifice: why “Lamb of God” should mean far more to us

Poem for Holy Saturday: Limbo

And, have a blessed Triduum and Easter!

Angus Dei Francisco_de_Zurbarán_006

Francisco de Zurbarán, Angus Dei, c. 1635-40


One thought on “From the Archive, for Easter

  1. Adam,

    Thank you for bringing up this important topic. While we re-present sacrifice of Christ at the altar at the Mass we do so in a bloodless manner. Unless we grew up near a slaughterhouse and did some slaughtering on a farm, most of us cannot comprehend what is involved and how much blood is present.

    I can only imagine the faces of the followers of St John the Baptist when he proclaimed: Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.

    They understood the reference and would likely be quite shocked.

    Blessings to you and your family.

    Deacon Randy

Comment on this Post

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s