April 8, 2020
Editor’s Note: I asked Father Timothy Smith to write an Easter message for Easter. Usually we have a schedule of Easter services, but not this year due to the coronavirus outbreak. Father Smith is the pastor of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Ipswich, Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Leola and Saint Thomas the Apostle in Roscoe.
by Father Timothy Smith
“Something strange is happening—there is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness.” These words from an ancient sermon in the early centuries of Christian faith describe our experience of Easter in the year 2020. Churc...