[Magdalen] Sunday Funny
juli at tarsney.net
Tue Oct 16 02:34:17 UTC 2018
The myrrh-bearing women, at the break of dawn
drew near near to the tomb of the Life-Giver.
There they found an angel, seated upon the stone.
He greeted them with these words: Why do you seek the living among the dead?
The women at the tomb are mentioned first at about 1:00 and again after 2:00
On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 8:51 PM Grace Cangialosi <gracecan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I actually regretted the tone of my comment and tried to edit it to sound
> less snarky, not realizing it was too late, because I’d already hit Send.
> So, is that your church? Nice that those women get some recognition!
> > On Oct 15, 2018, at 8:29 PM, Jay Weigel <jay.weigel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Nope. The parish is named for the myrrhbearing women who came to the tomb
> > on the first day of the week. They are very much revered in Orthodox
> > tradition.
> >> On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 8:19 PM Grace Cangialosi <gracecan at gmail.com>
> >> "Holy Myrrhbearers"?? Surely you jest...
> >>> On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 8:07 PM Jay Weigel <jay.weigel at gmail.com>
> >>> This past Sunday I visited the local ROCOR (Russian Orthodox Church
> >> Outside
> >>> Russia) parish. More about why in another post. But before I made it
> >> there,
> >>> I had a slight bump along the way. Holy Myrrhbearers Church meets in a
> >>> converted dentist's office building and you go around back to get
> >>> It's really pretty well marked except....which door to go in. I opened
> >> the
> >>> first door and found myself in a tiny congregation of black faces with
> >>> liturgy being chanted in a *very* unfamiliar tongue. A lovely lady
> >>> at me with an expression of part understanding and part amusement and
> >> said,
> >>> "You look for Russia? Next door." Between the combination of the
> >> expression
> >>> on her face and the way she put the question it was all I could do not
> >>> break into a fit of giggles. However, I followed her directions and
> >> shortly
> >>> found myself in Russia...er, the correct place.
> >> --
> >> Grace Cangialosi
> >> Ruckersville, VA
> >> *"Not all of us can do great things, but we can do small things with
> >> love."*
> >> *St. Teresa of Calcutta*
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