The how and why Joseph of Arimathea presented himself to Pilate to obtain the body of the Lord. The connection between the Shroud and the celebration of the Mass. The announcement to the righteous in limbo. The motif of the empty tomb and the stone rolled from the door of the tomb. Everything announces the glory of the Risen One. From Father Cornelio's Commentary to Lapide.
We publish below the exegesis of the Jesuit Father Cornelio a Lapide (1567-1637), taken from his Commentary on the Passion according to the Gospel of Saint Matthew.