Grace: To rejoice intensely because of the great glory and joy of Christ our Lord. Text for Prayer: See below. Reflection: During the Spiritual Exercises Ignatius wants the retreatant to contemplate and reflect upon a number of different appearances of the Risen Lord to his friends and disciples. Over a period of forty days Jesus… Read more »
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Grace: To be jubilant because my Lord and friend is alive! To see Him standing right before my eyes. Text for Prayer: Jn 20:11-29 and Jn 21:1-25 Mary Magdalena weeps outside an empty tomb and mistakes Jesus for a gardener. The fearful disciples lock themselves inside their homes. Thomas doubts and Peter doesn’t recognize Jesus… Read more »
Grace: to be glad and rejoice intensely because of the great joy and the glory of Christ our Lord. Text(s): See below Reflection: The Gospels and other new testament writings provide many accounts of different encounters between the Risen Christ and His disciples. Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene (Mk 16:1-11), Mary the mother of James,… Read more »
Grace: to be glad and rejoice intensely because of the great joy and the glory of Christ our Lord. Text for Prayer: any of the appearances in the Gospels: Mt. 28, Mk. 16, Lk. 24, Jn. 20-21, or Acts 1:3-11. As with the previous prayer, while you are contemplating the event itself, be also mindful… Read more »