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Alleluja! Alleluja! Alleluja!

The Priests and Staff of St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish, Greenpoint Brooklyn, extend to all the parishioners, benefactors, guests and visitors to our website our best wishes as we celebrate anew the gift of the Resurrection of Our Lord. Christ is Risen, Truly Risen! He who conquered sin, death and satan, grants us participation in His victory. May He Bless us in our efforts to find the true meaning of life, in finding lasting values, good fortune and spiritual happiness. Happy Easter!

Kapłani i pracownicy parafii Św. Stanisława Kostki, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, składają wszystkim parafianom, dobroczyńcom, gościom i czytelnikom tej strony parafialnej, najlepsze życzenia z okazji pamiątki dnia Zmartwychwstania Pana. Chrystus Zmartwychwstał, Prawdziwie Zmartwychwstał! Ten, który zwyciężył grzech, śmierć i szatana, daje nam udział w Swoim zwycięstwie. Niech On błogosławi naszej walce o poznanie prawdziwego sensu życia, o znalezienie trwałych wartości, o szczęście i radość ducha. Wesołego Alleluja!

Easter Sunday…

Chris Moretz decided to ride out Hurricane Katrina alone at home. After the worst of the storm had passed, his house was flooded and destroyed. Chris needed to let his family know that he was still alive. But they were in Tucson, Arizona, and there was no way for him to contact them. So Chris painted the message on the roof of his home: “C. MORETZ IS ALIVE. PASS IT ON.” Also included was the phone number of Chris’s brother, Gerard. Gerard said, “Going 36 hours not knowing if he was OK puts things in perspective. But then Chris’ rooftop message was shown on TV and posted on some web sites. Chris’ family began getting phone calls from all over the country telling them Chris was alive.

For the early church the message was simple: “JESUS IS ALIVE. PASS IT ON.” For us Christians on this Easter day, the message is the same, “JESUS IS ALIVE. PASS IT ON.” Continue reading Easter Sunday…