Normally, I want to blog just once a week, but you’re getting back to back days from me because today’s blog topic is great to share within the Easter (East=Orientam, #adOrientam) Octave or the Feast of Pasch (for the old school way of saying Easter!)
This season is the highpoint of our year #evenHigherThanChristmas because the Resurrection is our main argument of our Lord’s divinity. It’s not the only way to argue for it, but it’s our main argument. Concerning this “master truth”, Dom Prosper Gueranger, O.S.B. (from Frances!!!) in the 19th century wrote:
“In order to give this master truth such evidence as we would preclude all possibility of doubt, two things were needed: his death was to be certified, and the proofs of His Resurrection were to be incontestable. Jesus fulfilled both these conditions, and with the most scrupulous completeness.”
Further arguments for the truth of the Resurrected Jesus are the Apostles. They were scaredy (that’s a hip way of saying timid right?) cats during the Passion! If they didn’t really experience the Resurrected Jesus appearing to them, they would have continued to be scurred (slang way to say scared?!) because preaching the Resurrected Jesus meant persecution and death for them!
Bringing it Home
What does the Feast of the Pasch (Easter=East #adOrientam) for us?
Dom Prosper Granger, O.S.B. continues:
“The Pasch is the reconciliation of man with God, for the Father can refuse nothing to such a conquerer as our Risen Jesus, His Son. In her Collect, the Church prays that we may ever show ourselves worthy of such a covenant, by faithfully living up to the mystery of the Paschal regeneration.”
Going old school in the Paschal Season,