Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"Either we learn to find our Lord in ordinary, everyday life, or else we shall never find Him.”
SAINT JOSEMARÍA, Founder of Opus Dei

Message of the day

Easter Sunday: “The Lord's triumph”

The Lord's triumph, on the day of the Resurrection, is final. Where are the soldiers the rulers posted there? Where are the seals that were fixed to the stone of the tomb? Where are those who condemned the Master? Where are those who crucified Jesus? He is victorious, and faced with his victory those poor wretches have all taken flight. Be filled with hope: Jesus Christ is always victorious. (The Forge, 660)

When evening fell on the Sabbath, Mary Magdalen and Mary, the mother of James, and Salome bought spices that, going, they might anoint the dead body of Jesus. —Very early on the following day, when the sun has already risen, they come to the sepulchre (Mark 16:1‑2). And upon entering they are dismayed, for they do not find ...