Easter Sunday readings are the same as they were in 2014 (see here ).
It is significant that the public life of Jesus is referred to and not just the resurrection. For Jesus gave His whole life for others – not just His death. So that’s what we are encouraged to do with our lives as we celebrate the fulfillment of Jesus’ life this season of Easter!
The second reading from Paul makes the same point. We celebrate the success of Jesus, but want this to affect the way we live now!
Mary Magdelene is an important witness and announcer of the physical absence of Jesus’ body. But we would now realise as the Church began to, that it is the body of Christians and followers of Jesus’ way of life that comprise the body of Christ here and now.