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Easter Message 2020, Bishop Michael R. Cote, DD
“For they did not yet understand the Scripture that he had to rise from the dead.” John 20:9 Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Risen Lord, The passage from the Gospel of John cited above is the last verse proclaimed in the Gospel for the Mass of Easter Day. It speaks to us of a very interesting dimension that is common to many of the events and appearances surrounding the Resurrection: the disciples are confused. They do not yet understand all that the Scriptures had foretold and that Jesus Himself had revealed to them during his public ministry. This is no...

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Easter Message from the Pastor

Posted on April 20, 2019

Easter Message from the Pastor
Another Easter…. Dear Brothers and Sisters, At my age, one Easter tends to look like any other. Each year, children get awfully excited about Easter baskets and Easter clothes. Colored eggs, jelly beans and chocolate rabbits abound. There are plenty of bright, fresh flowers, baked ham, and baked bread. People quickly make up for all that Lenten fasting, and they show their best selves on this happy day. Even the not so frequentflyers gladly come to Easter Mass. Every Easter may look like every other, but each one is a new opportunity, this Easter especially....

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