With Weeping and Lamentations

Lamentation of the Dead Christ

He is in the tomb. Holy Saturday is such a quiet day—a day of reflection and prayer, of introspection, of acute awareness of God’s abiding love.Tomorrow He rises, and we celebrate with colored eggs and chocolate and a sumptuous glazed ham dinner with the people we love.  But for now, we think of this:  of Christ lying still, grey, in the cool gloom of the sepulcher.This painting is titled Lamentation of the Dead Christ, and portrays the body of Christ supine on a marble slab.  He is w … [Read more...]