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'An encounter with a Person, with Christ, dead and Risen.' Sunday Reflections, Easter Sunday

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Resurrection of Christ Francesco Bassano [Web Gallery of Art]
The notes on Web Gallery of Art state: Resurrection of Christ was commissioned for the Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore (Church of the Most Holy Redeemer) - built in thanksgiving for deliverance from the plague that decimated Venice from 1575 to 1576, in which some 46,000 people died. 

The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night
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At the Mass during the Day
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Gospel John 20:1-9 (New Revised  Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition)

'Did a God indeed in dying cross my life that day?' Good Friday

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The Agony in the Garedn El Greco [Web Gallery of Art] The First Sorrowful Mystery of the Rosary
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First ReadingIsaiah 52:13 – 53:12 (New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition, Canada)
See, my servant shall prosper;
he shall be exalted and lifted up,
and shall be very high.
Just as there were many who were astonished at him—so marred was his appearance, beyond human semblance,
and his form beyond that of mortals—
so he shall startle many nations;kings shall shut their mouths because of him;
for that which had not been told them they shall see,and that which they had not heard they shall contemplate.
Who has believed what we have heard?And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?
For he grew up before him like a young plant,and like a root out of dry ground;
he had no form or majesty that we should look at…