You know — the day after the Resurrection.
Can you imagine how Mary, Jesus’ mother, the disciples and His followers, must have felt?
Would the day after the Resurrection be just another day?
Some of us might just begin to receive the fullness of the graces of the reality of the Resurrection, in the days following Easter Sunday! Many women have been preoccupied with the practical preparations of Easter, you know the brunch, the spring outfit, the trips to the hairdresser, the cleaning of the house — all that practical stuff.
I will never forget the year someone brought it to my attention, Easter lasts 50 Days! It struck me on a deep level then, it engaged me on another level of my Catholic faith. Read more about that 50 days here!
What are your taking from today’s gospel?
fearful yet overjoyed,
and ran to announce the news to his disciples.
And behold, Jesus met them on their way and greeted them.
They approached, embraced his feet, and did him homage.
Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid.
Go tell my brothers to go to Galilee,
and there they will see me.”