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.
By + Archbishop Richard Clarke Shouldering the Lamb offers eleven meditations revolving around the ancient figure of the shepherd carrying a lamb across his shoulders. Viewing this image from many angles enables Archbishop Richard Clarke to reflect on how any carrying...
By Desmond O'Donnell Gospel Conversations is a collection of imaginary exchanges between various characters from the New Testament. The aim of the book is to enable the reader to engage more fully with the people who were influential in the life,...