Bergognone (Italian, c. 1453 - 1523 ), Christ Risen from the Tomb, c. 1490, oil on panel, Samuel H. Kress Collection

Bergognone (Italian, c. 1453 – 1523 ), Christ Risen from the Tomb, c. 1490, oil on panel, Samuel H. Kress Collection

He is Risen!  He is truly risen!  Together with the faithful around the world, we celebrate the victory over sin and death of Our Lord Jesus Christ.  May you and your family experience the joy of this victory.  Alleluia, Alleluia!

Pope Francis’ celebrations at the Vatican are broadcast streaming on Vatican YouTube and reported in Vatican’s news service: News.va.

Also for reflection:  the homily for the Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion given by Father Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M. Cap., the Preacher of the Pontifical Household.