| 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...|
29 April 2017, Second Saturday of Qyamta
|Importance of this day||Second Saturday of Qyamta|
|Engarta (Epistle Reading):||1 Peter 2:1-5|
|Evangalion (Gospel):||John 3:9-15|
|Prayer of the day||Jesus who swayed us away from the evil, grant that we may grow in justice and righteousness, and attain the goal of bliss. With all Your just ones and saints, may we be worthy to meet You at Your second coming. With the wise virgins, may we greet You with lamps of faith and love, burning brightly and enter Your bridal chamber.|
| 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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