CHRIST THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD: The Significance of the Paschal Candle

Last night at the beginning of the Easter Vigil, our pastor Fr. Bob LaCroix prepared the Paschal Candle. The pure white wax of the candle is inscribed with a cross, along with the first and the last letters of the Greek alphabet, and the date of this year of grace.As we gathered outside the church to watch, Father Bob inserted five grains of incense incased in wax into the candle, representing the wounds our Savior received on the Cross in his hands, feet, and side. As the nails on which the … [Read more...]

HE IS RISEN!

A glorious rendition of Keith Green's "Easter Song" by the Second Chapter of Acts.  … [Read more...]

WHAT DO YOU TELL YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT THE EASTER BUNNY?

Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, on which also you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain. -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-2 Stop and think about this.  No, really!  Read it twice.  Think about it.It sounds pretty important, doesn’t it?I bring this up because a poll published by The Barna Group in March 2010 shows that when asked what Easter is about, only 37% of … [Read more...]


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