…but standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene (John 19:25). Beginning in the late patristic and early medieval period, the eyes of the church were gradually drawn away from Christ . . . Continue reading →
Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.