Suffering, silence and the grave cannot confine or defeat Jesus in his death. The resurrection of all creation begins with Christ and continues to the ends of the earth.
Also in Sunday ReflectionsDialogue of the Heart > May: Year A > March: Year A > February: Year A > January: Year A > Advent and Christmas: Year A >
Isaiah, Paul and Matthew show us that the only way that Jesus can reflect the extent, depth and measure of God’s love is by accepting death.
The divine shattering of time and space by the resurrection of Christ is told by a woman running to two men and not being believed. And then they do believe.
The new model of living invites us to mirror the image of God we find in it – the face of a deepened humanity, generous, inclusive, loving and attractive. It is not easy.
Jesus once again breaks all boundaries with joy and wonder on the road to Emmaus and then offers the first Eucharistic model after the resurrection.
Peter sees it – he gets it – the power and purpose of Christ’s resurrection, and the implications overtake him.