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Video Reflection for Easter 2020

April 12, 2020

"Alleluia!  Christ is risen! The Paschal Mystery of the death and resurrection of Jesus is the lifeline of the Church; it is the reason for our hope. It is not death that destroyed Christ, but Christ who destroyed death. If Easter is going to affect our lives, then we must choose to believe this. We must choose light over darkness, hope over despair, and joy over sadness."

Watch as Rev. George Witt, S.J., reflects on Easter in this video for OIS's Comunidades Hispanas Ignacianas








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