The resurrection was entirely unexpected. Disciples of Jesus had run away in fear as they realised that he faced rejection and death at the hands of the authorities. It seemed that his exciting message and mission to people who needed him was all over.
Mary Magdalene found the empty tomb and hurried to tell Peter and John. Until then, they had failed to understand the passages of scripture which told that the Christ, the Messiah, the Saviour must rise from the dead. In the months ahead they would recognise more and more the power of his resurrection at work in their daily lives, calling them to live in a new way. The resurrection is hard to grasp, yet it is the central mystery of our eternal salvation. So what happened that first Easter Day has implications for us as well. .......Read More
An Invite to join in with the Parish Prayer Day for Marriage and Family Life on the 9th day of each month.Read More »