Living the Pascal Mystery

Living the Pascal Mystery

“Unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit” (John 12:24). At any given point on our spiritual journey after we have firmly resolved to deepen our relationship with Jesus and be encountered by Him daily through His Word in scripture, we may find that our experience of prayer is parallel to various moments of Jesus’ life, particularly those of the Paschal Mystery. Through our prayer, the Lord allows us to enter into His passion, His burial, His resurrection as well as His three years of earthly ministry. Perhaps early in our walk with the Lord, shortly after we are first called by Him into deeper discipleship, we, like the disciples, leave our old selves behind to follow the Lord, so enthralled are...