Short writings from Taizé

12. Easter Voices


“Christ is risen!” That is the very heart of the Christian message.

The stories of Easter tell us how those who were previously most deeply
committed to following Jesus discover that he remains present beyond death
and that he entrusts to them a huge, new responsibility.

The following free echoes of a few of the witnesses of the Passion and
Resurrection are an invitation to let that moment of history come into our
own lives and shed its light there.

“Folly to the human mind,” the Resurrection declares that God opens a path through our world. God enables us to know him by means of a communion with him. I can only believe in God, but believing keeps me alive.

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Last updated: 17 August 2009

Short writings from Taizé

These short texts from Taizé, written by some of the brothers, wish to offer an approach to the fundamental wellsprings of the faith. Inspired by the experience of the young adult meetings that take place around the community year after year, they examine questions that are vital for Christians today.

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