“Christ, our Paschal Lamb, has been sacrificed, alleluia; therefore, let us keep the feast by sharing the unleavened bread of uprightness and truth, alleluia.”
Posts Tagged: Easter
“Our Shepherd is departed, the fount of living water,/At whose passing the sun was darkened…Today the gates of death…as well our Saviour has destroyed.”
“There was darkness over the earth…and about the ninth hour Jesus cried aloud: ‘My God why hast thou forsaken me?’ ”
Those who argue that the virus isn’t a serious problem and that the lockdown was unnecessary have more brains than sense.
James Somerville-Meikle: Our churches will open again after the virus. But for many Christians round the world, theirs will stay shut.
This crisis is teaching us the value of religious freedom, and the need to speak up for our faith at home and abroad.
“Where charity and love are, there God is. Love of Christ has gathered us into one. Let us rejoice in Him and be glad.”
WATCH: Hunt’s Easter message – “In terms of numbers, Christians are the world’s most persecuted faith”
“That’s why I’ve asked the Bishop of Truro…to conduct an independent review into the global persecution of Christians.”
Her Easter message: “We must stand up for the right of everyone, no matter what their religion, to practice their faith in peace.”
Christ’s resurrection certainly doesn’t help us out on Brexit – unless it be to remind us of the Christian virtues of temperance and respect.
Aitken on the meaning of Easter: “We can all have second chances, little resurrections in our lives.”
The former Cabinet minister, who went to prison for perjury, explains why, as a prison chaplain, he is happier than he has ever been.
Unlike the angel, we’re unable to announce tidings of great joy. But it’s worth mulling why the Christmas season can pause even Brexit hostilities.
His profound sense of failure, and scorching humility, live on in his notes to himself in his Prayers and Meditations.
It’s unsurprising that she’s aware of this.
WATCH: May – People must feel able to speak about faith – “and that absolutely includes their faith in Christ”
The Prime Minister’s message for the season. “This Easter, I think of those values that I learned in my childhood, growing up in a vicarage”.
Reports of the Church’s decline ignore worldwide growth, even in such apparently unlikely places as Iran, and throughout much of the Muslim-majority world.