Read John 20:1-18
Feast of Mary Magdalene
Our Gospel text opens with the statement, “Early in the morning, while it was still dark...”. This is where the Easter story really begins, this is where our Christian faith begins, it begins in darkness. It begins with fear, bewilderment, pain, and a profound loss of certainty. The creeds, clarifications and commentaries we cherish nowadays came later. What came first were many variations on the same theme, such as, hope amid struggle.
Join me as we look at what happens when ordinary people brush up against an extraordinary God. What does it look like when broken, hungry humanity encounters a bizarre and inexplicable Love in the half-light of dawn.