| The Church celebrates the Resurrection of our Lord during the weeks of Resurrection seven weeks: Jesus' victory over death, sin, suffering and Satan. The empty TOMB, the empty CROSS, the blooming or living or flourishing or flowering or fruit bearing TREE, and so on are speaking icons or images in the Church of this unique victory of Jesus. Continue reading...|
17 April 2017, First Monday of Qyamta
|Importance of this day||Monday of the Week of Weeks|
|Icon/Picture of the day:|
|Qeryana I (Old Testament Reading I):||Isaiah 60:15-22|
|Qeryana II (Old Testament Reading II):||Acts 2:22-36|
|Engarta (Epistle Reading):||Romans 4:1-8|
|Evangalion (Gospel):||John 14:18-28, Listen Recorded Bible in Malayalam (from the translation of Peshitta Bible)|
|Prayer of the day||Jesus the Peace of those in heaven above, by Your Resurrection, You gave us the gift of Your peace. May Your Churches share that loving, unifying and healing peace with one another and with the whole world. May all be drawn into communion with You, Your Father and the Holy Spirit.|
| For Study, Reflection, Meditation, Celebration and Experimental Assimilation |
Mystery of Resurrection - Jesus' victory over the world, sin and death - He fills us with the glory of His Resurrection, Peace, Satisfaction and Joy - Life in Jesus is one of peace and tranquillity.
Risen Jesus = Peace - Resurrection celebration in the Syro-Malabar Church is entitled "Peace Celebration" - Mesihites (Christians) are to be peace-makers and peace-lovers - Let us greet each other in this season saying: "Let the Risen Lord be with you" and respond "Let Resurrection, Life and Renewal be with you".
Credits: Liturgical Calendar 2009-10 published by Fr. Varghese Pathikulangara, CMI
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