Originally delivered on April 16, 1995
Readings: Acts 10:34, 37-43; Colossians 3:1-4; Corinthians 5:6-8; John 20:1-9
Fr. Healy begins this last homily at Our Lady Queen of Peace by retelling some favorite funny stories. He reminds us that we cannot let the meanness and sadness of the “bad guys” to overcome us. We must find hope in the Risen Christ. We are not alone in our pain and sorry, but Jesus’s pain on the cross, is so that we can bear our pain. We must not give up. We are called to be the Easter people and sing alleluia for ourselves and for our sisters and brothers. We cannot give in to those that would silence us. We must always stand up for the truth. We are also called to forgive those that have wronged us.