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 Spirit teaches us everything through community discernments, which make the community enlightened by God and his Lamb.
Mutual love is authentic when it is a sign of “how” Jesus loved us, giving himself to gather all the dispersed children of God.
Even in the persecution we know we are kept in the love that exists between the Father and the Son, from which no one can tear us away.
Baptism and the Eucharist are the two great sacramental signs that accompany the Church, throughout history, to the encounter with the Risen One.
Thomas must live an Easter passage to meet the Risen One: from the excuse of touching he moves to the knowledge that he is known and loved.