Having our loins girded, therefore,
with faith and the performance of good works,
let us walk in His paths
by the guidance of the Gospel,
that we may deserve to see Him
who has called us to His kingdom.
The Acts describe the communion of Christians, founded on faith. Thomas also comes to believe when he’s back with his brothers.
Passing from death to life, Jesus fulfills God’s promises for us, making us pass from the desert of death to the garden of life.
The olive trees are silent witnesses of two inseparable scenes: the joyful entry of Jesus into Jerusalem and his prayer in Gethsemane.
The seed that fell to the earth in order not to remain alone, is raised to attract us to itself: it dies in solitude to bring forth in us true communion.
On the night of the cross the light of salvation shines: the One who is raised reveals God’s love to us by leading us to sit in him with the Father.