| 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...|
13 May 2017, Fourth Saturday of Qyamta
|Importance of this day||Fourth Saturday of Qyamta |
|Qeryana I (Old Testament Reading I):||Genesis 3:17-19, 23-24|
|Qeryana II (Old Testament Reading II):||Wisdom 9:10-19|
|Engarta (Epistle Reading):||Colossians 3:14-17|
|Evangalion (Gospel):||Matthew 13:53-58|
|Prayer of the day||Jesus the only Consolation of Workers, You willed to be seen as the Son of a village carpenter. Make us also value a life of work and prayer in imitation of You and of him who was known as Your father on earth. May all those who seek work for a livelihood find it. By the intercession of Your foster-father, the carpenter, may all those who lack work for living, find it out.|
| 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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