Joy of Easter
Today we celebrate the Resurrection of the Lord! Jesus the Truth has triumphed over evil, and the tragedy of the Cross has turned into joy! Imagine the Joy that the women disciples and the Apostles felt when they first met the Risen Lord! Do you experience the same Joy in your hearts today after having observed all the Lenten disciplines and sacrifices?
Easter Joy is meant for everyone. For individuals who have undergone a personal conversion by beating their addictions, for those teens who have succeeded to come out of their feelings of despair and depression, for couples who have reconciled their troubled marriages, or family members who have resolved a long-standing feud, this Easter certainly brings so much joy in their lives. For those individuals and families who still experience difficulties, the Joy of Easter is a promise Jesus makes to them and the Peace He offers.
When we go through trials, persecutions, sufferings, betrayals and discrimination's, let us rejoice and be glad, for we shall overcome all, in Christ the Risen Lord!
Fr. Sunny Punnakuziyil, MSFS