| 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 May 2017, Fifth Wednesday of Qyamta
|Importance of this day||Fifth Wednesday of Qyamta
|Engarta (Epistle Reading):||1 Theselonians 4:1-8|
|Evangalion (Gospel):||John 1:29-34|
|Prayer of the day||Jesus with whom is the fountain of life, the holy Virgin Mary led such a life that she was greeted by the words, "Hail, full of grace! The Lord is with you." Give us the grace to submit ourselves to Your holy Will in everything and walk always in Your presence, following her example.|
| 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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