Christ Shows us the Way (PDF). “Christ our Light” – “Thanks be to God”. These are the first words proclaimed at the beginning of the Easter Vigil Mass in every Catholic church throughout the world. In darkness, the large Easter candle is carried through the church, until everyone stands with a lighted candle in their hand, as the Easter proclamation is sung.
Bishop Colli’s Letter for Lent 2019 (PDF) The season of Lent comes to us in a rather dramatic fashion each year. We see this in the celebration of Ash Wednesday and the wearing of ashes on our foreheads as a sign of repentance and mortality.