'We know that Christ, once raised from the dead, will never die again. Death no longer has power over him. When he died, he died to sin once and for all. However, the life he lives, he lives for God. In the same way, you must regard yourselves as being dead to sin and alive for God in Christ Jesus."
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The Life and Letters of St Paul (Acts 22:1-21)
St Paul stands out as one of the most remarkable and influential characters in world history. He is traditionally known as the “apostle to the Gentiles” for his focus on sharing the gospel with people of all nations (Romans 11:13). After his conversion to Christianity, St Paul went on to become a great missionary, before eventually suffering martyrdom for his faith.
St Mary Magdalene follows Christ (Luke 8:1-3)
St Mary Magdalene was one of Christ’s most faithful disciples. She travelled with him in his preaching ministry and also witnessed both his death and resurrection. Since Mary shared the news of his return to life with the Twelve, she later became known as the ‘apostle to the apostles.’
The Preaching of St John the Baptist (Matthew 3:1-12)
Shortly before Christ began teaching in public, St John received God’s call while living in the desert. After this, he began to preach in the country near the River Jordan. St John told the people to repent of their sins, to be charitable, and to prepare for the coming of Christ. His mission is described … Continue reading The Preaching of St John the Baptist (Matthew 3:1-12)
5. Victimae Paschali Laudes: the Easter Sequence (1 Corinthians 5:7-8)
Christ, our Paschal Lamb, has been sacrificed. Therefore, let us celebrate the feast, not with the old yeast, the yeast of depravity and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
3. Christ appears to St Mary Magdalene (John 20:11-18)
Mary turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not realize that it was Jesus. Jesus said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?” Thinking he was the gardener, she said to him, “Sir, if you have removed him, tell me where you have put him, and I will take him away.” Jesus said to her, “Mary!” She turned and said to him in Hebrew, “Rabbouni!”
✙ 6th Station of the Cross: Veronica wipes the face of Christ
Catholic tradition brings us the story of Veronica, a woman who took it upon herself to relieve the sufferings of Christ. Seeing his struggles as he carried the cross, Veronica bravely stepped forward and wiped his bloody face with her veil.
+ Fifth Glorious Mystery: The Coronation of the Virgin
The Fifth Glorious Mystery of the Rosary is the Coronation of the Virgin Mary. It's a meditation on Mary being crowned the Queen of heaven and earth.
+ Fourth Glorious Mystery: The Assumption
The Fourth Glorious Mystery of the Rosary is the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. It's a meditation on Mary's bodily entrance into heaven at the close of her life.
+ Fourth Joyful Mystery of the Rosary: The Presentation
The Fourth Joyful Mystery of the Rosary is the Presentation. It's a meditation on the presentation of Christ in the temple, forty days after his birth.