Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Going Deeper

The Easter Season is for the newly baptized a time to plunge into the mysteries of Jesus’ abiding presence. The ancient name for this final phase of initiation is mystagogy. Jesuit James Crampsey explores some passages in the Synoptic Gospels with an eye to mystagogy. His first example suggests this final initiatory phase is experiencing Christ Jesus present.
One thing is clear from the Emmaus account: as the visible Christ becomes the invisible Christ, he is no less present in a relationship with the disciples that moves them to mission and proclamation.
Read his ThinkingFaith post for more.
Wiki-image by Laurom of a Emmaus journey used according to CC BY-SA 3.0.

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