Holy Saturday – March 30

On this night of vigil we participate in the interplay of past, present, and future. The new Christ candle is lit to praise the Christ of yesterday, today, and forever. Listening to the story of Jewish Passover we glorify the Lord who passed over from death to life. Like Exodus people ourselves, we go through the water, leaving behind sin and selfishness in the baptismal font and Easter’s rite of sprinkling. Once God’s people were led by a pillar of fire by night. Now on this night we are led by Christ-light.  Lumen Christi!

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  1. Catherine L Schneider on March 30, 2024 at 8:34 am

    excellent summary!