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Easter Sunday – John 20:8-9

8 Then that other disciple also went in, who came first to the sepulchre: and he saw, and believed. 9 For as yet they knew not the scripture, that he must rise again from the dead. Theophylact: Peter is practical … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday – John 20:3-7

3 Peter therefore went out, and that other disciple, and they came to the sepulchre. Gregory: Peter and John before the others, for they loved most. Theophylact: How came they to the sepulchre, while the soldiers were guarding it? . … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday – John 20:1-2

1 And on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalen cometh early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre; and she saw the stone taken away from the sepulchre. Augustine: Mary Magdalene, undoubtedly the most fervent in love, … Continue reading

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Easter Vigil – Matt 28:8-10

8 And they went out quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy, running to tell his disciples. Jerome: A twofold feeling possessed the minds of the women, fear and joy; fear, at the greatness of the miracle; joy, … Continue reading

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Easter Vigil – Matt 28:5-7

5 And the angel answering, said to the women: Fear not you; for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. Jerome: The guards lay like dead men in a trance of terror, but the Angel speaks comfort not … Continue reading

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Easter Vigil – Matt 28:3-4

3 And his countenance was as lightning, and his raiment as snow. Chrysologus: Lightning is in heaven, snow on the earth; as the Prophet saith, “Praise the Lord from the earth; fire and hail, snow and vapours.” [Ps 148:7-8] Thus … Continue reading

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Easter Vigil – Matt 28:2b

2 . . . For an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and coming, rolled back the stone, and sat upon it. Bede: Forasmuch as Christ is both God and man, therefore there lack not amidst the acts of … Continue reading

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