Prayer of the Week: God of love and life, high on the cross you took the suffering of the world upon yourself. Low in the grave you defeated the powers of death. Raised in power and glory, you restored us to glory. Now in these fifty days of Easter we are witnesses to all that you have done for us. All honor and glory is yours now and forever. Amen. Scripture of the Week: Luke 24: 36-38 - While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost. He said to them, “Why are you frightened, and why do doubts arise in your hearts?