Ears to Hear – Holy Saturday
A Reading from an Ancient Homily for Holy Saturday
Holy Saturday is an eerily silent day. There is no morning Mass, no bells ringing, no choirs singing. Instead, all the Christian world is in silent mourning – the Beloved is dead, and they have laid him in the tomb. Something is going on within the silence though, imperceptibly. Christ descends and says to all the dead: ‘Awake’!