The paradox of the Paschal Mystery is that both the silent suffering and the first celebration of Easter are the truth of Holy Saturday.
Liturgy closes the distance between our own time and the events of salvation history, and our identification with those events is an essential part of how this takes place.
Within the context of the Paschal Mystery, we understand our journey through Lent to be a movement from glory to glory.
The New Testament suggests that there is nothing more paschal in character, than the transitional moment represented by our repentance and God’s forgiveness.
For Christians, the Paschal mystery is the hub from which all the spokes of the wheel emanate.