[The angels said to Mary Magdalene], “Woman, why are you weeping?” She said to them, “They have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid him.” When she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not know that it was Jesus.
In this episode of the podcast, we are featuring a teaching that Fr. Rick Thomas gave on Easter Wednesday 2003.
Jesus doesn’t look the same after the resurrection, and so Mary Magdalene and the disciples have a hard time recognizing Him.
The resurrected body of Jesus is present in the Holy Eucharist hidden under the appearance of bread and wine, and we often have a hard time recognizing Him there.
- John 20:11-18
- Luke 24:13-35