| 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...|
28 April 2017, Second Friday of Qyamta
|Importance of this day||Second Friday of the Resurrection|
|Engarta (Epistle Reading):||Romans 2:25-29|
|Evangalion (Gospel):||Matthew 23:1-12|
|Prayer of the day||Jesus who accepted our mortal body, by Your Resurrection, You raised the Cross, the sign of mockery, to be the sign of glory. May we crucify our fallen self with its evil habits and inclinations and thus find eternal life through self-giving activities. Help us to be proud of Your glorious Cross and spread its rays around us through activities of love, care, sympathy, help and the like.|
| 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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