VATICAN CITY, April 24 (CNA/EWTN News) .- Pope Francis rebuked Christians who are “afraid of joy” and “mournful,” encouraging them to remember that Jesus Christ accompanies th…
This is a timely message particularly since this is the Easter season. There is a time for mourning and there is a time for rejoicing. The Lord has risen. Let us rejoice and be glad!
Great reminder, thank you!
Good Lord deliver us from silly devotions and sour-faced saints!
Teresa of Avila
I’ve never understood the dourness of some very devout Catholics. It seems to run counter to what we are asked to do: Proclaim the Good News!
Delivering Good News with a sad face would tend to make one doubt the message.