CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Joseph of Arimathea

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Joseph of Arimathea

Descent AgiaMarina14th century Byzantine Icon of the Descent from the Cross from the Church of Saint Marina in Kalopanagiotis, Cyprus. St. Joseph of Arimathea is the figure standing in the center, in blue-green robes holding the Body of Christ.

Descent AgiaMarina14th century Byzantine Icon of the Descent from the Cross from the Church of Saint Marina in Kalopanagiotis, Cyprus. St. Joseph of Arimathea is the figure standing in the center, in blue-green robes holding the Body of Christ.

Descent AgiaMarina14th century Byzantine Icon of the Descent from the Cross from the Church of Saint Marina in Kalopanagiotis, Cyprus. St. Joseph of Arimathea is the figure standing in the center, in blue-green robes holding the Body of Christ.

Descent AgiaMarina14th century Byzantine Icon of the Descent from the Cross from the Church of Saint Marina in Kalopanagiotis, Cyprus. St. Joseph of Arimathea is the figure standing in the center, in blue-green robes holding the Body of Christ.

Now when evening had already come, since it was the day of preparation, that is the day before the Sabbath, Joseph of Arimathea, a highly regarded member of the council, who was looking forward to the Kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. – Slide 6

Now when evening had already come, since it was the day of preparation, that is the day before the Sabbath, Joseph of Arimathea, a highly regarded member of the council, who was looking forward to the Kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. – Slide 6

Meet Joseph of Arimathea: Donor of Jesus' Tomb: Joseph of Arimathea took Jesus' body down from the cross and buried it in his own tomb.

Meet Joseph of Arimathea: Donor of Jesus' Tomb

Meet Joseph of Arimathea: Donor of Jesus' Tomb: Joseph of Arimathea took Jesus' body down from the cross and buried it in his own tomb.

A PAIR OF EARLY 15TH CENTURY ENGLISH CARVED OAK FIGURES OF JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA AND NICODEMUS. CIRCA 1420.

A PAIR OF EARLY 15TH CENTURY ENGLISH CARVED OAK FIGURES OF JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA AND NICODEMUS. CIRCA 1420.

St. Joseph of Arimathea window at St. John's, Glastonbury (the current parish banner of St. Joseph's is based on this window)

St. Joseph of Arimathea window at St. John's, Glastonbury (the current parish banner of St. Joseph's is based on this window)

Today we commemorate the Holy Myrrh-bearing women Saints Mary Magdalene (July 22), Mary the wife of Clopas, Joanna (June 27), Salome, mother of the sons of Zebedee (August 3), Martha and Mary, sisters of Lazarus (June 4). Also Saint Joseph of Arimathea (July 31), and Nicodemus. The holy…

Today we commemorate the Holy Myrrh-bearing women Saints Mary Magdalene (July 22), Mary the wife of Clopas, Joanna (June 27), Salome, mother of the sons of Zebedee (August 3), Martha and Mary, sisters of Lazarus (June 4). Also Saint Joseph of Arimathea (July 31), and Nicodemus. The holy…

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