A Catholic Monthly Magazine

Tuesday April 26

Acts 2:36-41, Ps 33, John 20:11-18

Mary was weeping

Grief is a natural part of life. Everyday there are endings and beginnings. We grieve for the child leaving home, the end of a relationship, at death. The pain of a child leaving is superseded by the joy of seeing the blossoming of the young adult. The loss of a family member is balanced by fond memories.

Mary of Magdala was experiencing the piercing pain of separation through death. She was weeping. And then she encountered the Risen Lord. What could be more joy-filled than that?

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