Archbishop Nelson Perez invites all the faithful of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to join him spiritually every day this week at 7 p.m. to watch a 15-minute video given by dynamic local speakers in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s presentation, “Resurrection & Restoration: Archbishop Pérez’s Easter Video Series.”
(Learn more about the video series and its speakers here.)
This seven-part series in English, Spanish and American Sign Language will break open the mystery of the resurrection of Jesus and his power to bring new life in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The online retreat is part of “Arise: Restoring Catholic Life After the Pandemic,” the archdiocese’s initiative to invigorate parish life with guidance and resources, and help transition back into in-person life in the church as COVID-19 restrictions slowly lift.
See each segment of the seven-day retreat below.
Saturday, May 16
Allowing the Resurrection to Take Flesh in Our Lives by Megan Murphy, Catholic speaker, teacher and evangelist
Friday, May 15
For Families: Returning to Normal While Preserving What We Gained during the Pandemic by Damon Owens, founder and executive director, Joytob
Para las familias: Regresando a lo normal conservando lo que ganamos durante la pandemia por Diácono Andrés Carrillo, Parroquia Santos Inocentes
Thursday, May 14
Helping Others Encounter the Risen Christ by Dan Tarrant, director, Faith for Life, St. Andrew Parish, Newtown, and founder of ReEngaged Ministries
Ayudando a otros a encontrar al Cristo Resucitado por Victoria Fontánez, Directora del Apostolado Hispano, Parroquia Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza, Filadelfia
Wednesday, May 13
How Forgiveness Allows the Power of the Resurrection to Enter Our Lives by Sister Sheila Galligan, I.H.M., Professor Emerita of Theology, Immaculata University
Cómo el perdón permite al poder de la Resurrección entrar en nuestras vidas por Hermana Rosemary DePaul, I.H.M., Parroquia San Patricio, Norristown
Tuesday, May 12
Restoring Our “In Person” Encounter with Christ in the Mass by Father Eric Banecker, Parochial Vicar, St. Pius X, Broomall
Restaurando nuestro encuentro en persona con Cristo en la Misa por Rev. Remigio Morales, Director de Espiritualidad, Parroquia Santos Ágata y Santiago, Filadelfia
Monday, May 11
Why Nothing Compares to Receiving the Sacraments in Person by Father Dennis Gill, director, Office for Divine Worship
Porqué nada se compara con recibir los sacramentos en persona por Hermana Sonia Avi, IHM, Enlace de Catequistas Hispanos ante la Oficina para Formación Catequética
Sunday, May 10
The Power of the Resurrection to Restore Our Lives after the Pandemic by Meghan Cokeley, director, Office for the New Evangelization
El poder de la Resurrección para restaurar nuestras vidas después de la pandemia por Rev. William Murphy, Párroco, San Martín de Tours, Filadelfia
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