The more I reflected upon the photos from 2016, I could not help but ponder how the two events--the Annunciation and Good Friday--are so closely connected. Jesus came into the world through Mary for Good Friday and Easter.
We enter into Holy Week this coming Sunday as we celebrate Palm Sunday. The annunciation by the angel to Mary that she would bear the Savior of the world set things in motion in a dramatic way in the course of salvation history. We celebrate that event today. I invite you to reflect upon the connectedness of these two events.
To all of the good people at the Cathedral of St. Mary in Cheyenne, Wyoming, thank you for being faithful witnesses to Jesus Christ. I continue to treasure all the memories in which I had the opportunity to pray with you.