Sunday, April 21, 2019

Easter Sunday 2019

Resurrection of the Christ
[Image is a photo of a fresco from the Saint-Germain-des-Pres Church in Paris, France  ID 137177026 © Zatletic |]

"After the sabbath and towards dawn on the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala and the other Mary went to visit the sepulcher.  And all at once there was a violent earthquake, for the angel of the Lord descending from heaven, came and rolled away the stone and sat on it.  His face was like lightning, his robe white as snow.  The guards were so shaken, so frightened of him, that they were like dead men.  But the angel spoke; and he said to the women, 'There is no need for you to be afraid.  I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.  He is not here, for he has risen, as he said he would...' "

[Passage is from Matthew 28:1-6, Jerusalem Bible copyright 1966 by Darton, Longman & Todd Ltd and Doubleday & Company, Inc. Garden City, New York,]