Feel the joy of being a Christian
Thanks be to God, Jesus truly rose from the dead, founded a church, and offers eternal life to all who are baptized and follow the light with sincerity of heart. I hope that you truly feel the joy of being a Christian, knowing that your sins are forgiven in the blood of Christ and the waters of baptism, and that Jesus Christ has given us the gift of eternal life!
Mass throughout the Easter season features the sprinkling with baptismal water. We are baptized into Christ’s dying and rising. This Easter season, don’t duck when the holy water comes flying your way. You’re getting to heaven because of that water, our baptismal dying and rising with Christ!
As Catholics, we are encouraged to read Scripture,
especially focusing on the readings included in our liturgies.
An easy way to find these and other Scripture texts is to link
to the site for the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops: Today’s