Among the Saints… Mary Magdalene, July 22

Jesus said to her, “Mary!” (John 20:16).  Today is the Feast of Mary Magdalene, who turned to Jesus in life, and to whom Jesus turned in the Resurrection, making her Apostle to the Apostles.

 

 

Photo above is of the bas relief over the Resurrection Garden altar in Church of the Resurrection (Holy Sepulchre), Jerusalem. Photo by Bob Fitzpatrick, January 2012.

 

For reflections and artwork on Mary Magdalene by spiritual director and sculptor Heather Sisk, see:
http://heathersisk.com/artwork/2620257_Called_by_Name.html

For Scripture and a brief saint biography by author James Kiefer, see:
http://elvis.rowan.edu/~kilroy/JEK/query.cgi?07+22

For information on the religious order The Companions of Mary the Apostle, see:
http://companionsma.blogspot.com/p/who-we-are.html