Posts Tagged ‘Mary Magdalene’

Mary Magdalene: A Model of Discipleship

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Mary Magdalene, whose feast we celebrate on Saturday, has always been a popular, fascinating – and mysterious – figure in the life of the Church.  It was she to whom the Risen Jesus chose to appear first after his Resurrection.  She was in a sense the first evangelist as she then went out in haste […] [Read more]

“I Have Seen the Lord”

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

The figure of Mary Magdalene has always loomed large in the tradition of the Church because, even though the Bible says relatively little about who she is, what scripture does say speaks volumes. What we know for certain is that Mary Magdalene had been possessed by seven demons (Luke 8:2; Mark 16:9).  Pope Benedict explains […] [Read more]