Who are you looking for?

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD April 6, 2021  EASTER TUESDAY WORD of the DAY  Mary Magdalene stayed outside the tomb weeping. And as she wept, she bent over into the tomb and saw two angels in white sitting there, one at the head and one at the feet where the Body of Jesus had been. And they said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping?” She said to them, “They have taken my Lord, and I don’t know where they laid him.” When she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus there, but did not know it was Jesus. Jesus said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?” She thought it was the gardener and said to him, “Sir, if you carried him away, tell me where you laid him, and I will take him.” Jesus said to her, “Mary!” She turned and said to him in Hebrew, “Rabbouni,” which means Teacher. Jesus said to her, “Stop holding on to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers and tell them, ‘I am going to my Father and your Father, to my God and...

Seven Days with Pope Francis – Vatican News

Seven Days with Pope Francis At the start of the last week of Lent, Pope Francis asked all Christians to witness to the cross of Christ, the mystery we will contemplate during Holy Week. By Felipe Herrera-Espaliat The Angelus on Sunday and the General Audience both took place in the library of the Apostolic Palace due to anti-Covid precautionary measures.  These same measures will characterise the Holy Week/Easter liturgies in which a small number of the faithful will be present. The Pope assures us that as we continue to face a time of trial, Mary Most Holy is close to us with her maternal tenderness. Source: Seven Days with Pope Francis – Vatican...

The film “Francesco” on Discovery+ – Vatican News

The film “Francesco” on Discovery+ “Francesco”, the documentary film directed by Evgeny Afineevsky dedicated to Pope Francis, is to be streamed globally from Sunday, 28 March. Speaking about his experience with the film, Afineevsky says: “What I admire most about the Pope is the way he brings people together” VATICAN NEWS Premiered at the Rome Film Festival, the film “Francesco”, by Oscar-nominated director Evgeny Afineevsky, will begin streaming globally on Sunday 28 March on Discovery+ channel, following an opening in virtual cinemas.  “It is an honor to host the global premiere of Francesco on Discovery+, spotlighting an intimate look at one of the world’s most beloved and influential leaders, Pope Francis”, said Lisa Holme, Group SVP of Content and Commercial Strategy for Discovery, Inc. Relating his film on Pope Francis to his previous films, and in particular the one on Syria, the Afineevsky told Vatican News: “In my two previous films, I realized that humanity was in a crisis and I saw how movies and my visual storytelling could help bring attention to the important world issues of today’s world and create a call for action. I could see how my films were able to bring innocent and important voices of people from...