Holy Saturday

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On Holy Saturday, we keep vigil at the Lord’s tomb, meditating on his passion and death, and on his descent into hell, awaiting his resurrection and ours.

it is a time of silence, because there is no plausible explanation of what has become of Jesus. It is a time of confusion and sorrow. It is a time of suffering in a place of unknowing. It is a time of wondering.

On Holy Saturday, the earth waits in stillness for the miracle of resurrection. There is not much we can say, so we wait.

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