April 16 Homily

Happy Easter!!  Easter’s not just a one-day affair, the resurrection is so essential that we celebrate for 50 days! This gives us time to reflect on our Lenten experience and incorporate new insights, just like the Early Church reflects on how they will follow the gospel of Jesus after he is resurrected. 

I work in the Software industry, and we use a process called “Agile” which focusses on adapting to change.   Work is divided into “sprints,” 2-to-4 week periods designated for building specific features into our product.  At the end of each sprint, we have a “Retrospective,” a one-hour meeting to discuss how things went during the sprint.  Now that Easter is here, let’s do a little retrospective on our Lenten “sprint.”

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