[ad_1] When Mark opened his Gospel with the phrases, “The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ,” he was telling us the title of all the work: The “beginning of the gospel” applies to Mark 1:1 to 16:eight. Mark’s final verse challenges the reader to take up the duty of constant the work that Jesus…


[ad_1] This weekend marks the holiest days within the Catholic calendar: the triduum of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday, adopted by Easter Sunday. On the present right now: Background studying: How do I hear? We can let you realize when new podcast episodes are revealed. Sign up for emails right here. From your iPhone…


[ad_1] Unusual pairing: a rising from the lifeless and a day to be cautious of —Everything you hear, learn, see. Who might imagine it?Not the apostles, not the troopers, solely, the ladies. There to, correctly, put together his physique —If, solely, somebody might take away the stone for them. They say Jesus predicted it, on…


[ad_1] Today, Good Friday, the organ doesn’t sound. No bells are permitted to peal. Only the human voice can specific the lamentations our liturgy calls for. Here are some musical traditions to accompany us amid the dread.  From King’s College, Palestrina’s “Stabat Mater”: Jessye Norman sings “Were You There?” Also, from King’s College, “O Sacred…


[ad_1] A quote from Pope Francis: “Now that, like the two ladies, we’ve visited the tomb, I ask you to return with them to the metropolis. Let us all retrace our steps and alter the look on our faces. Let us return with them to inform the information In all these locations the place the…