Saint Mary Magdalene, Feast

On the Feast of Mary Magdalene.

Broken But Not Divided

IMG_1361 “Saint Mary Magdalene: Apostle to the Apostles”: Pencil, Ronald Raab, CSC

But go to my brothers and tell them, “I am going to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.” John 20

We celebrate Saint Mary Magdalene today. We honor her as the “Apostle to the Apostles”. Mary peered into the empty tomb. She saw and believed. She proclaimed the Good News of Christ’s Resurrection to many people and towns. She also believed because Jesus cured her of seven demons. Mary believed in Jesus’ mercy, forgiveness and healing powers.

Mary Magdalene is often portrayed holding a red egg. One legend tells the story of Mary going to Pilate and proclaiming the Resurrection of Jesus. He told her as he faced a bowl of eggs that he would only believe in the Resurrection if one of those eggs turned red. She went to the bowl of eggs…

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