Rev. James Martin, SJ writes a great reflection for Palm Sunday and Holy Week. He touches upon many of the topics we studied at the end of the trimester: crosses, suffering, resurrection, etc. Here is an excerpt:
"God's gift of resurrection is usually a complete surprise, just like it was for the Apostles. And just as the Apostles discovered on Easter Sunday, the resurrection does not come when you expect it. It sometimes takes a long time to come at all.
And when it does come, it's often not what you would expect it to look like.
Most of all, it's often hard to describe, because it's personal -- it's your resurrection."