In these pages, the reader will come to appreciate how the extended reading of passages from the Old Testament, in the light of the Paschal Candle, creates a sense of expectancy. The Easter Vigil readings were all chosen specifically because of the light they shed on the central reality of the Christian faith – what the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ mean for the salvation of all peoples. Spending some time and effort on deepening the encounter with God’s Word in these texts will surely enrich the reader’s experience of the Vigil.
About the Editors
Luke Macnamara OSB, a monk of Glenstal Abbey, lectures in Scripture at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth.
Martin Browne OSB, a monk of Glenstal and former headmaster of the Abbey school, is the Abbey bursar and liturgical master of ceremonies.
Turning Wounds into Wisdom Reflections on the Sunday Gospels Martin Drennan The Gospels, Bishop Martin Drennan believes, introduce us to features of the face of God, each in its own ingenious way. They draw us to engage with this living God...
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