Mary Magdalene Apostle to the Apostles

Mary Magdalene: Apostle to the Apostles was a four week course during Lent, March 9-30, 2014, looking at her journey with Jesus to the cross, tomb, and beyond. We explored what we know about Mary Magdalene, and what her actions during this time might have meant for meeting the world and working our way through Lent.

Presentations were by The Rev. Paul Shaffer.

Downloads: Presentations

1. During the Death and Resurrection of Jesus


2: Woman with the Alabaster Jar. Mary Magdalene: Her Role as an Anointer.


3: Vigil at the Cross and Tomb


4: The Astonishing Day as First Apostle


Downloads: Handouts

Lenten Thoughts


Mary Magdalene and the 4 Paths




Mary Magdalene: A Biography, Bruce Chilton, Image, 2006

The Meaning of Mary Magdalene: Discovering the Woman at the Heart of Christianity, Cynthia Bourgeault, Shambhala, 2010