Peace, Joy, and Hope During the Holy Season of Easter

Geneva, 12 April 2020 -

A modern version (c.1985) of the icon “Touch Me Not” (Greek: Μη μου άπτου), which shows the appearance of the Resurrected Christ to Mary Magdalene. Convent of the Annunciation of the Theotokos (Mother of God) in Ormylia, Chalkidiki, Greece.


… by his cross we have been saved. We have a rudder: by his cross we have been redeemed. We have a hope …  no one can separate us from his redeeming love.

… let us once again listen to the proclamation that saves us: he is risen and is living by our side.

… let us allow hope to be rekindled.


Pope Francis, Urbi et Orbi Blessing, 27 March 2020


May you and your families be filled with much peace, joy, and hope during the Holy Season of Easter 2020.

From the President, Governing Committee, Secretary General and Staff of the International Catholic Migration Commission.