Joy is not simply happiness. Joy is being aware of God being present and working in, among, through, and despite us (our darkness and brokenness).
The world tends to teach us dishonest peace, but we are called to an honest peace.
On Ressurection Evening, we hear the story of two disciples walking to Emmaus... they are processing it all and a guest joins them.
The Easter Prayer Vigil retells the History of Salvation, concluding with the Resurrection account of John.
The religious elite attempt to entrap Jesus in a game 'Stump the Rabbi"...
The religious authorities questioned Jesus' authority... Why?
Immediately after Jesus' welcome parade in Jerusalem, he goes to the temple to cleanse it from abuses.