Many people enjoy visiting the graves of famous people, from Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, IL to St. Peter in the Vatican. We feel a sense of peace and finality around graves. But the one thing we would never expect in a cemetery is action. Yet that’s precisely what we find at the center of Christianity, as St. John recounts in today’s Easter Gospel.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Acts 10:34, 37-43
Psalm – Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23
Reading 2 – Colossians 3:1-4
Gospel – John 20:1-9