“Then he went down with them and came to Nazareth, and he was obedient to them. His mother pondered all these things in her heart. And Jesus increased in wisdom and in age and in grace with God and men.” (Luke 2:50-51)
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2. The Women find an Empty Tomb (Matthew 28:1-10)
The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid! I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He is not here, for he has been raised, as he promised he would be. Come and see the place where he lay. Then go quickly and tell his disciples: ‘He has been raised from the dead and now he is going ahead of you to Galilee. There you will see him.’
+ Second Luminous Mystery: The Wedding at Cana
The First Luminous Mystery of the Rosary is the Wedding at Cana. It's a meditation on Christ's first miracle, where he turned water into wine. He performed the sign at the Virgin's request during a wedding in Cana.
+ First Luminous Mystery: The Baptism of Christ
The First Luminous Mystery of the Rosary is the Baptism of Christ. It's a meditation on Christ's baptism in the River Jordan by St John the Baptist, which marked the start of his public ministry.
The Healing of Bartimaeus (Mark 10:46-52)
The story of the healing of the blind man Bartimaeus comes to us from St Mark’s gospel (Mark 10:46-52). In Luke’s version he is unnamed (18:35-43) and in St Matthew’s account, he is healed along with another blind beggar. Christ was on his final journey to Jerusalem, where he was to suffer and die. A … Continue reading The Healing of Bartimaeus (Mark 10:46-52)
The Healing of the Paralysed Man (Luke 5:17-26)
The story of Christ healing a paralysed man is included in three of the gospels (Matthew 9:1-8; Mark 2:1-12; Luke 5:17-26). Each of the accounts include individual details which enable us to build up a bigger picture of what happened. One day, when Christ was teaching the people at a house in Capernaum (probably St … Continue reading The Healing of the Paralysed Man (Luke 5:17-26)
Christ is condemned to death (John 19:4-16)
The scene of Christ being sentenced to death has a long history in Christian art. This is mostly due to the episode being the very first of the ‘Stations of the Cross’, the popular devotion that encourages Catholics to meditate on the suffering and death of Christ. Christ’s condemnation to death is covered in all … Continue reading Christ is condemned to death (John 19:4-16)