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The Resurrected Jesus

There are three parts in this Sunday’s Gospel reading. The first part takes place on the evening of the first day of the week (Sunday), on the same day as Jesus’ resurrection.

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Matthew’s Passion

The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ according to Matthew is the longest in the four Gospels. Matthew composed his Gospel in the mid-eighties of the first Christian century.

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John’s Account of Women Finding Jesus’ Empty Tomb

It was the first day of the week, the day we call Sunday. The body of Jesus had been entombed late Friday afternoon. On the Sabbath all Jews rested, including the disciples of Jesus.

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Jesus’ Friend Lazarus

The third of the great Lenten Gospels for the instruction of catechumens before baptism is the resurrection of Lazarus. It is the last of the seven miracles of Jesus that John narrates.

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The Man Born Blind

The second of the three great Lenten gospel readings for the preparation of catechumens is John’s story of the man born blind. The other Gospels have stories of Jesus restoring sight to the blind. This story in John is different.

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