MercyCare’s annual Easter event is an opportunity for staff to learn more about the traditional Easter story and how it connects to the work carried out across MercyCare.
Perth Auxiliary Bishop Don Sproxton has spoken about the death and resurrection of Jesus in his homily at an all-night Easter Vigil.“One of the things that we learn in the life of Jesus is that He was the first person to experience death not because He was a sinner, and not because He had a determination to depend on His own resources, but rather because of the trust and the faith that He had in the Father, and in the Father’s plan for Him,” Bishop Sproxton explained. By Jamie O’Brien.
The death and resurrection of Jesus allows us to experience how God continues to work in the world and just as importantly in us., said Broome Administrator Monsignor Boyers in his Easter message.
The Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday celebrations at the Vatican this year was limited to 200 congregation members due to the COVID-19 lockdown. In his homily, Pope Francis said Jesus calls on all Christians today to “overcome barriers, banish prejudices” and to recognise the Lord “here in our Galilees, in everyday life.” By Junno Arocho Esteves and Cindy Wooden.
Parishes across the Archdiocese of Perth gathered for the Easter Vigil Masses on Saturday, 3 April and Easter Sunday Masses on Sunday, 4 April at St Mary’s Cathedral, acknowledging the glorious resurrection of Jesus from the dead, conquering sin and death. This event marks the beginning and foundation of Christianity. By Amanda Murthy.