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April 5, 2021
Pope gives Easter blessing
April 5, 2021

The transforming power of the Resurrection

The Resurrection of Jesus Christ showed that death and darkness have no power.

As the Triduum reached its climax at the Easter Vigil on Gloria Saturday, Archbishop Jason Gordon asked Catholics to allow the transforming power of the Resurrection to give them hearts of flesh to be people of love.

Presiding at the Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, he cited the Gospel of Mark 16:1–7, as the women went to the tomb “early in the morning on the first day of the week”, and a parallel with the First Reading Genesis 1:1–2:2, when God said, “Let there be light”.

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