Eight days later, the disciples were again in the house, and on this occasion Thomas was with them. Although the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood in their midst, and he said, “Peace be with you.” Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here and see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Do not doubt any longer, but believe.
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When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead, but he laid his right hand on me and said, “Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last. I am the Living One. I was dead, but now I am alive forevermore, and I hold the keys to death and the netherworld.
When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He replied, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my lambs.”
Christ went out through the city gate to the hill of Golgotha, which we know in English as ‘Calvary’. When he reached the summit, the soldiers stripped him of his clothes, leaving him naked and defenceless.
The Second Glorious Mystery of the Rosary is the Ascension of Christ. It's a meditation on Christ's return to heaven, forty days after his Resurrection.
The Fourth Sorrowful Mystery of the Rosary is the Carrying of the Cross. It's a meditation on how Christ was made to carry the cross through the streets of Jerusalem to the place where he was crucified.
The First Sorrowful Mystery of the Rosary is the Agony in the Garden. It's a meditation on Christ's last night before he died, which he spent in the Garden of Gethsemane with the apostles.
The Fourth Luminous Mystery of the Rosary is the Transfiguration of Christ. It's a meditation on Christ's heavenly encounter with Moses and Elijah in the presence of three of the apostles.
The Fifth Joyful Mystery of the Rosary is the Finding in the Temple. It's a meditation on when the Virgin and St Joseph found the teenage Christ in the Temple, after he had gone missing.
The Third Joyful Mystery of the Rosary is the Nativity. It's a meditation on the birth of Christ in Bethlehem, following the angel's appearance to the shepherds.