Saturday, April 11, 2009

God has the last word, and it is, Yes!

Our prelude:



O God, who made this most holy night to shine with the glory of the Lord's resurrection: Stir up in your Church that Spirit of adoption which is given to us in Baptism, that we, being renewed both in body and mind, may worship you in sincerity and truth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.




Χριστός ανέστη εκ νεκρών,
θανάτω θάνατον πατήσας,
και τοις εν τοις μνήμασι
ζωήν χαρισάμενος



Христос воскресе из мертвих
смертию смерт поправ
и сушчим во гробех
живот даровав



Rejoice now, heavenly hosts and choirs of angels,
and let your trumpets shout Salvation
for the victory of our mighty King.

Rejoice and sing now, all the round earth,
bright with a glorious splendor,
for darkness has been vanquished by our eternal King.

Rejoice and be glad now, Mother Church,
and let your holy courts, in radiant light,
resound with the praises of your people.



How holy is this night, when wickedness is put to flight, and
sin is washed away. It restores innocence to the fallen, and joy
to those who mourn. It casts out pride and hatred, and brings
peace and concord.

How blessed is this night, when earth and heaven are joined
and man is reconciled to God.

Surrexit Christus - Taizé at Génève, December 2007


Easter Greetings
Germanic languages West Germanic languages Anglic languages
English - Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! or Christ is Risen! He is Risen indeed!
Old English - Crist aras! Crist sodhlice aras! (Lit: Christ arose! Christ surely arose!)
Middle English - Crist is arisen! Arisen he sothe!
Iyaric Patwa - Krestos a uprisin! Seen, him a uprisin fe tru!
Frisian - Kristus is opstien! Wis is er opstien!
High German languages
German - Christus ist auferstanden! Er ist wahrhaftig auferstanden!
Low Franconian languages
Dutch - Christus is opgestaan! Hij is waarlijk opgestaan! (Netherlands) or Christus is verrezen! Hij is waarlijk verrezen! (Belgium)
Afrikaans - Kristus het opgestaan! Hom het waarlik opgestaan!
North Germanic languages
Danish - Kristus er opstanden! Sandelig Han er Opstanden!
Icelandic - Kristur er upprisinn! Hann er vissulega upprisinn!
Norwegian - Kristus er oppstanden! Han er sannelig oppstanden!
Swedish - Kristus är uppstånden! Ja, Han är verkligen uppstånden!
Italic languages
Latin - Christus resurrexit! Resurrexit vere!
Romance languages
Aromanian - Hristolu unghia! Daleehira unghia!
Catalan - Crist ha ressuscitat! Veritablement ha ressuscitat!
French - Le Christ est ressuscité! Il est vraiment ressuscité!
Italian - Cristo è risorto! È veramente risorto!
Portuguese - Cristo ressuscitou! Em verdade ressuscitou!
Provençal - Lo Crist es ressuscitat! En veritat es ressuscitat!
Romanian - Hristos a înviat! Adevărat a înviat!
Romansh - Cristo es rinaschieu! In varded, el es rinaschieu!
Spanish - ¡Cristo ha resucitado! ¡En verdad ha resucitado!
Walloon - Li Crist a raviké! Il a raviké podbon!
Slavic languages
Church Slavonic - Хрiстосъ Воскресе! Воистину Воскресе! (Christos Voskrese! Voistinu Voskrese!)
East
Russian - Христос Воскрес! Воистину Воскрес! (Christos Voskres! Voistinu Voskres!)
Belarusian - Хрыстос Уваскрос! Сапраўды Ўваскрос! (Chrystos Uvaskros! Sapraŭdy Ŭvaskros!)
Ukrainian - Христос Воскрес! Воістину Воскрес! (Chrystos Voskres! Voistynu Voskres!)
South
Bulgarian - Христос Возкресе! Воистина Возкресе! (Hristos Vozkrese! Voistina Vozkrese!)
Macedonian - Христос Воскресе! Навистина Воскресе! (Hristos Voskrese! Navistina Voskrese!)
Serbian - Христос Вaскрсе! Ваистину Вaскрсе! (Hristos Vaskrse! Vaistinu Vaskrse!)
West
Czech - Kristus Vstal A Mrtvych! Opravdi Vstoupil!
Slovak - Christos vstal zmŕtvych! Skutočne vstal!
Polish - Chrystus Zmartwychwstał! Prawdziwie Zmartwychwstał!
Baltic languages
Latvian Kristus (ir) augšāmcēlies! Patiesi viņš ir augšāmcēlies!
Lithuanian - Kristus prisikėlė! Tikrai prisikėlė!
Celtic languages Goidelic languages
Old Irish - Asréracht Críst! Asréracht Hé-som co dearb!
Irish - Tá Críost éirithe! Go deimhin, tá sé éirithe!
Manx - Taw Creest Ereen! Taw Shay Ereen Guhdyne!
Scottish - Tha Crìosd air èiridh! Gu dearbh, tha e air èiridh!
Brythonic languages
Breton - Dassoret eo Krist! E wirionez dassoret eo!
Cornish - Thew Creest dassorez! En weer thewa dassorez!
Welsh - Atgyfododd Crist! Yn wir atgyfododd!
Indo-Iranian languages Indic languages
Sanskrit - (Kristo'pastitaha! Satvam Upastitaha!)
Southern Zone
Marathi - (Yeshu Khrist uthla ahe! Kharokhar uthla ahe!)
Albanian (Tosk) - Krishti u ngjall! Vërtet u ngjall!
Armenian - (Christos harjav i merelotz! Orhniale harutjun Christosi! -- Christ is risen! Blessed is the resurrection of Christ!)
Greek - Χριστός ἀνέστη! Ἀληθῶς ἀνέστη! (Khristós Anésti! Alithós Anésti! Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen!)
Altaic languages
Turkish - Isa dirildi! Hakikaten dirildi!
Azeri - Məsih dirildi! Həqiqətən dirildi!
Austronesian languages Malayo-Polynesian Western
Chamorro - La'la'i i Kristo! Magahet na luma'la' i Kristo!
Filipino - Si Cristo ay nabuhay! Siya nga ay nabuhay!
Indonesian - KrÍstus tÉlah Bangkit! Benár día têlah Bángkit!
Central-Eastern
Carolinian - Lios a melau sefal! Meipung, a mahan sefal!
Hawaiian - Ua ala hou ´o kristo! Ua ala ´i ´o no ´oia!
Basque - Cristo Berbistua! Benatan Berbistua!
Dravidian languages
Malayalam - (Christu uyirthezhunnettu! Theerchayayum uyirthezhunnettu!)
Eskimo-Aleut languages
Aleut - Kristus aq ungwektaq! Pichinuq ungwektaq!
Yupik - Xris-tusaq Ung-uixtuq! Iluumun Ung-uixtuq!
Japanese - (Harisutosu fukkatsu! Jitsu ni fukkatsu!)
Korean - (Geuriseudokkeseo Buhwalhasheotne!)
Na-Dené languages Athabaskan languages
Navajo - Christ daaztsáádéé' náádiidzáá! T'áá aaníí, daaztsáádéé' náádiidzáá!

Almighty God, who through your only-begotten Son Jesus Christ overcame death and opened to us the gate of everlasting life: Grant that we, who celebrate with joy the day of the Lord's resurrection, may be raised from the death of sin by your life-giving Spirit; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

And this may be my favorite!



A blessed Easter to you all - all Great Fifty Days of it!
--the BB

6 comments:

Göran Koch-Swahne said...

And a Blessed Easter to you, dear Paul!

Padre Mickey said...

¡Feliz Pascua, hermano mío!

it's margaret said...

Yes, a sure sign that God is good, Easter is longer than Lent!

Many many blessings to you and yours,
margaret

Grandmère Mimi said...

A Blessed and Happy Easter, Paul.

David said...

Atgyfododd Crist! Yn wir atgyfododd! right back at you, you blessed brother in the risen Christ


David@Montreal

Kirstin said...

Alithos anesti! Alleluia, alleuia!