Here is my Homily from Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017. A blessed Easter to all!
Have you noticed that there’s a battle going on in nature?
Simply put, it’s a war between winter and spring. One day we need a heavy coat, hat, and gloves; the next day we can get by with a sweater.
One day I have my sunglasses on, the next day we’re getting the snow-shovel out again.
Which is precisely why wise Mother Church places Lent at this time. That struggle between Winter and Spring roaring outside is also always going on deep down inside!
If we are honest, we have to acknowledge that, in our souls, in our hearts, is a struggle between…