Daily homily thoughts, 4/24

Today we have our “teaching Mass” – and what a beautiful Gospel, the Road to Emmaus. This is a snapshot of the Mass – the introductory rites, liturgy of the word, liturgy of the Eucharist, and the mission we’re sent on afterwards.  To quote Fr. Mike Schmitz, Mass is not about watching the priest pray. It’s about encountering Jesus all over the place, and offering him sacrifice