On Holy Saturday, my seven-year-old Juliana got up and, overwhelmed by the immanence of Easter, began to draw. The result (perhaps a new set of Mysteries for the Rosary, since there are five) has been pretty inspiring on my walls during this Octave; perhaps others will enjoy them too.

The soldiers torment Jesus before the Crucifixion.

The soldiers torment Jesus before the Crucifixion.

Jesus is crucified between two thieves. The thieves' responses to Christ are also depicted.

Jesus is crucified between two thieves. The thieves’ responses to Christ are also depicted.

The empty tomb; the heavens rejoice.

The empty tomb; the heavens rejoice.

The risen Lord appears to the weeping Mary of Magdala outside the tomb, and says, "I am."

The risen Lord appears to the weeping Mary of Magdala outside the tomb, and says, “I am.”

Peter leaps into the sea to swim to the risen Jesus on the shore.

Peter leaps into the sea to swim to the risen Jesus on the shore.

I have believed because I have read. Blessed are those who cannot read, and yet have seen.

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