“Our society needs to be healed, to make peace with our world, to make peace with our neighbors and to make peace with each other in the way that the Risen Lord taught us,” writes the Bishop of Macau, Most Rev Stephen Lee Bun Sang, in his Easter Message for 2022.
Easter is that time of the year when every Catholic must remember that there is life beyond a physical death, and it is that life in Jesus that we must look toward.
The Resurrection is a truth that is beyond the grasp of mere human understanding. It takes submission to grace that allows us to overcome the empty tomb of despair and pain to embrace the serenity and peace of Easter.
The Cardinal Newman Center of Cultural and Performance Arts promoted for the first time ever a workshop on how to make Easter eggs. But there’s more to the initiative than the creation and the decoration of the eggs. The Center aimed to explore the religious symbolism of the egg and to understand how it came to be associated with the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Holy Week is for millions of Catholics worldwide a time for seclusion and reflection, and Macau is no exception. The Cathedral parish will once again organize a spiritual retreat as well as initiatives to help the younger generations better understand the mystery of the Resurrection during this Lenten season of prayer and spiritual enlightenment.