Your duty is to sanctify yourself. Yes, even you. Who thinks that this task is only for priests and religious? To everyone, without exception, our Lord said: Be ye perfect, as my heavenly Father is perfect. St. Josemaria

Monday, April 5, 2010

"Whom are you seeking?"

JOHN 20:13 And they said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping?"
She said to them, "Because they have taken away my Lord, and I
do not know where they have laid Him."
JOHN 20:14 When she had said this, she turned around, and beheld
Jesus standing there, and did not know that it was Jesus.
JOHN 20:15 Jesus said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping? Whom
are you seeking?" Supposing Him to be the gardener, she said
to him, "Sir, if you have carried Him away, tell me where you
have laid Him, and I will take Him away."
JOHN 20:16 Jesus said to her, "Mary!" She turned and said to
Him in Hebrew, "Rabboni!"

This is Antonio Vivaldi's work.. the Sonata "Al Santo Speolcro", its played at Easter Vigil service at the dramatic ceremony in which the Maries come to the sepulchre to anoint Christ's body and are greeted by the angel at the empty tomb.

He is risen; he is not here."
-- Mark 16:6

"Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song."
-- Pope John Paul II

1 comment:

Gardenia said...

so beautiful is that song. and JPII's quote is wonderful. thanks for sharing.