How do you understand the role of women in the story of the death of Jesus? How do you understand the role of women in the entire story of Jesus’ life? What do you think about Mary? Do Catholics focus on Mary too much? Do Protestants ignore Mary too much?
The gospels writers present different accounts of and words at the moment of Jesus’ death. Does one or another story of this final act of Jesus’ pre-resurrection life speak more clearly to you? Why?
Does this story feel over and complete for you, or can you only hear it in the larger context of the resurrection at Easter?
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