St. Mary Magdalene opens hearts to contemplate Jesus' death and Resurrection

LISA JOHNSTON | lisajohnston@archstl.org
Easter is a special time to rejoice in the salvation that Christ brings to humanity through His death and Resurrection. But looking at the example of St. Mary Magdalene, it also can be an incredible moment of contemplation upon the gift that God has given the faithful, through his Son. Earlier this month, a relic of St. Mary Magdalene made several stops in St. Louis as part of a tour that started in Illinois. A reliquary of her tibia, or leg bone, was on display at two St. Mary Magdalen parishes, in Brentwood and south St. Louis, as well as the Dominican Priory in Midtown.

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