The Word Among Us

April 2013 Issue

Why Are You Weeping?

Mary Magdalene’s Journey to Resurrection Faith

Why Are You Weeping?: Mary Magdalene’s Journey to Resurrection Faith

If Good Friday was the worst day in the disciples’ lives, imagine what the next couple of days must have felt like. With the trauma of Jesus’ arrest and crucifixion still raw in their minds, they also had to begin contemplating a future without this rabbi whom they had followed for so long.

Imagine what it must have been like for Mary Magdalene and the other women as they went out to anoint Jesus’ corpse. Think about the...

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