Your brother will rise again.’ Martha said to him, ‘I know that he will rise again in the resurrection on the last day.’ Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live.'
Lift my heart, O God, as you lifted the hearts of Martha and Mary in their hour of sadness. They knew that to be in your presence was to receive healing and consolation. I bring myself before you now, holding in my heart my prayer for the departed, remembering