Paschal Triduum in the Pandemic

“It is only when we allow our Savior to accompany us in this difficult journey that the cross becomes life-giving and not an instrument of suffering and death.” The raging global pandemic is causing a very heavy toll on the well-being of billions worldwide. The pandemic is not only making people sick but is also …

Out of the Pandemic Desert

“Humanity is being tested: Families are separated, communities are in havoc, lives are in turmoil because of the pandemic.” The Gospel reading for the first Sunday of Lent, taken from the Gospel of Mark, speaks of the time when Christ, as he is about to start his ministry, is brought by the Spirit out into …