Thursday, April 9, 2015

Thursday in the Octave of Easter: "Why are you troubled?"

... it is I myself. Touch me and see ...

Luke 24, 35-48

By means of touch and the sharing of a meal, the risen Jesus establishes direct contact with His disciples. He invites them in this way to recognize that He is not a ghost and above all to verify that the risen body in which He appears to them is the same body that had been tortured and crucified for it still bears the traces of His Passion ...

CCC 645

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