Christ Our Passover Has Been Sacrificed examines the paschal secret because it is gifted during the liturgical yr within the Roman Missal. After providing an in-depth definition of the paschal secret the writer publications the reader via Lent, Holy Week, Easter, Pentecost, and extra, mining the riches of paschal secret spirituality. Biblical money owed interpret the loss of life and resurrection of Jesus; liturgical texts within the Roman Missal current a wealthy seam of non secular fact for the reader to use to his or her lifestyles. by means of remembering Jesus' loss of life and resurrection, Roman Catholics have a good time day-by-day death and emerging to new lifestyles. the writer serves as a advisor via paschal secret spirituality, whereas additionally noting the paranormal theology--reflections on reports of God--represented by means of the prayers within the Roman Missal, fairly these facing Jesus' discomfort, dying, resurrection, ascension, and reward of the Spirit. via reflections and meditation questions, readers are invited to call their very own in my view remodeling mystical reviews, which attach them to God in deep degrees and movement them outward into the neighborhood to proportion spirituality.
"Boyer summons his readers--both the initiated and the neophyte--to search a real experiential wisdom of the paschal secret of Jesus via reflecting at the liturgical and biblical texts that embody this secret. wondering those passages, we stumble upon a loving God whose Spirit invitations us day-by-day to an ever deeper transformative dating with God and with each other. This ebook is a confirmed vade mecum for the journey."
--Pauline Nugent, Professor, Classics and Biblical Hebrew, Missouri nation University
"Boyer, in a scientific and simply approachable approach, lays out either the timeline of the paschal secret, from Lent via Pentecost, and within the strategy ties it to person transformation and a decision to non-public mirrored image that makes the liturgical series a call for participation to renewed or superior spirituality."
--Victor Matthews, Dean, collage of Humanities and Public Affairs, Missouri kingdom Univerity
"Even those who are attempting to get the main out of the Mass occasionally fight to derive make the most of its many prayers choked with lengthy sentences and widespread photographs. Mark Boyer deals a pathway to readability via a meditation at the paschal secret. This ebook is helping each people to go into extra deeply into the sacrifice of Christ and to work out its connection to our personal passovers from day to day."
--Paul Turner, Pastor, Cathedral of the stainless belief, Kansas urban, Missouri
"The Church calls us to have a good time the church yr because the simple framework for our religious lives. right here Mark Boyer, status within the nice liturgical culture of Adrian Nocent, Louis Bouyer and others, unfolds the richness of the prayers, ritual and readings throughout the get together of the paschal secret from Palm Sunday to Pentecost . . . Boyer's paintings may also help humans realize the glorious and life-giving present provided to us within the liturgies of Christ's paschal mystery."
--Harry Hagan, affiliate Professor, Saint Meinrad Seminary and college of Theology
"Boyer's insights into the Paschal secret are robust and well timed. This booklet enhances Boyer's different books and each pastor, worship committee and lay biblical studies teams will locate this booklet valuable addition to the religious reports of a few of the liturgies of Holy Week."
--Vernon Meyer, Pastor, solar Lakes United Church of Christ, solar Lakes, Arizona
Mark G. Boyer--well-known author--has been writing books on biblical and liturgical spirituality for thirty years. He has written fifty-five spirituality-focused volumes that instructed the reader to acknowledge the divine in daily life. this is often his 15th Wipf and inventory title.