Easter A

Easter Day (A) – 2008 by the Most Rev. David Moxon, March 28, 2008: The arrest, trial, torture, and crucifixion of Jesus occupy the largest single incident in any one of the four gospels. This incident has been the most widely depicted of everything in Jesus’ life. …

 

Easter Vigil (A) – 2011 by the Rev. Dr. Amy E. Richter, April 23, 2011: “How blessed is this night, when earth and heaven are joined and we are reconciled to God.” These are the words of the church, sung in the Exsultet with which the Easter Vigil begins. How blessed is this night. …

Easter Day (A) – 2011 by the Rev. Lawrence Womack, April 24, 2011: So. How do you feel? In the words of the Easter Vigil, “now that our Lenten observance is ended,” are you greeting with great joy and enthusiasm the Paschal mystery, or are you rejoicing that Lent is over and things can return to normal?  …

 

Easter Vigil (A) – 2014 by the Rev. Anjel Scarborough, April 19, 2014: Alleluia! Christ is risen! The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia! OK. Now what? This is the feast of the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. But what does “resurrection” mean? If I were to ask you to define it, how would you? …

Easter Day (A) – 2014 by the Rev. Dr. Mary Frances Schjonberg, April 20, 2014: Alleluia! Christ is risen. He is risen indeed. Alleluia! Grace and peace to you this Easter morning when Christ the morning star is risen indeed. …

2 Easter Day (A) – 2014 by Katerina K. Whitley, April 27, 2014: We live in an age of scoffing; the people in today’s lessons lived in an age of belief. Of course, Jerusalem was filled with believers; however inadequate, that was the proper way to be for the Jews of the first century. …

3 Easter Day (A) – 2014 by the Rev. Ken Kesselus, May 4, 2014: It is hard to understand how two faithful disciples of Jesus could have traveled with him, side by side, without recognizing him. Maybe disappointment blinded their eyes and their hearts to the truth. …