Let Us Worship Our Risen Lord!
“Christ indeed from death is risen, our new life obtaining,
Have mercy, victor King, ever reigning!
Amen. Alleluia!” (Sequence of Easter)
Today we are filled with Easter joy and peace, the peace of Jesus risen from the dead! Following Jesus through this holy week we have entered into the great mystery of his redeeming love.
It is the experience we have, when at prayer before the icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, we allow all the gold in the icon to pass through us in our prayerful gazing. This gold symbolic of the light of the Risen Jesus flowing over us.
In this Easter Season we are invited to continue the journey we began on Ash Wednesday. In Lent we walked with Jesus through his suffering and dying and today we continue this walk with him in his resurrected peace and joy.
We proclaim the living Jesus in our daily actions by taking to heart the message of the gospel Jesus gave to his disciples and us when he told them: “Go into the whole world and proclaim the good news to all creation.” (Mark 16:15)
May our Mother of Perpetual Help keep you close to Jesus during this Easter season. May she impart to you the joy she experienced in the Resurrection of her beloved Son!
In Jesus through Mary,
Bro. Dan Korn, C.Ss.R.
Redemptorist Missionary of the Denver Province