November 2, 2020 – Monday, All Souls Day Readings from MASSES FOR THE DEAD 2 Maccabees 12:43-46 (He acted in an excellent and noble way as he had the resurrection of the dead in view.) A reading from the second Book of Maccabees Judas, the ruler of Israel, took up a collection among all his […]
As Paul and the disciples were comforted by Jesus, the Lord also is telling us now, “Do not be afraid, go on and continue because I am with you. Believe that this sorrow you have now will pass away and will turn into joy.” Moreover, this calls us today to truly believe that God is the God of our life. Then, in that faith, we shall see the many good things we enjoy in this life despite the many difficulties and hardships we encounter. When we also truly believe that God is the resurrection and the life that we also begin to become true Christians who see light in the midst of darkness, who find joy in the midst of sorrow, who capture a smile in the midst of pain, who embrace hope in the midst of impossibility, who find healing in the midst of so much sickness and who find life in death.