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Faith: A Mother's Story

An Advent Play

at Amazon.com


Hearing The Call

Encounters with Jesus

at Amazon.com

CDs of Performances


Mary in the New Testament


Contemplation of the Marys is the focus of the retreat Olivia leads titled "Mary, Mary, Mary"


Mary, Mother of Jesus (Luke 1-2)

Mary Magdalene, the woman from whom Jesus cast out seven demons. She became one his followers, was at The Cross and at the tomb to witness His Resurrection. Luke 7:37, Luke 8:23, Luke 87:36-50 (For scriptures related to His death and Resurrection, see to the right)

Mary of Bethany, sister of Martha and Lazarus (Luke 10:38-42)

 Mary, the mother of the disciples James and Joses (Matt 27:40 -56)


The Other Mary (Matt: 27:55-61)

Mary, the mother of John Mark
(Acts 12:12)

Mary of Rome (Rom 16:6)

RESOURCES

Bible Women Speak

Performances, Retreats, CDs

Scriptures relating to women who witnessed the Passion
The basis of Olivia's  Passion Play and the Lent Retreat  she facilitates.

Preparation for The Last Supper
Matt 26: 17 – 19  /  Mark 14: 12 – 16  /  Luke 22: 7 – 13

Washing of the Feet / John 13: 3 – 20*

Veronica
Not in scripture - but found in Stations of the Cross

At The Cross
John 19: 25 – 27                 His Mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of

                                          Clopas, Mary Magdalene
Luke 24: 1 – 11                   ‘the women who followed him from Galilee
Mark 15: 40 – 41                  Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James &
Joses

                                          Salome, many others
Matt 27: 55 – 56                 Mary Magdalene, Mary mother of James & Joseph,

                                          Mother of Zebedee bros
His Burial
Matt 27: 57 – 61                 Mary Magdalene, the other Mary
Mark 15: 42 – 47                 Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of Joses
Luke 23: 50 – 56*                ‘the women who had come with him from Galilee’
John 19: 38 – 42

Resurrection
John 20: 1 – 18                  Mary Magdalene
Luke 24: 1 – 11                  Mary Magdalene, Joanna*, Mary the Mother of James

                                        and other women
Mark 16                            Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, Salome
Matt 28: 1 – 20                 Mary Magdalene, the other Mary

Joanna is mentioned only  in Luke in two gospel verses – the other:  Luke 8: 1-4