Tag: disciples

His Mother Waited Patiently For Me

Jesus said to his disciples: “Do not let your hearts be troubled.  You have faith in God; have faith also in me.  In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If there were not, would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you? And if I go and... Read more »

The Last Supper, Betrayal and a Little Feet Washing

Before the feast of Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to pass from this world to the Father. He loved his own in the world and he loved them to the end. – (Beginning of this evening’s Gospel,  John 13:1-15) Can you even imagine knowing you were having your last meal with your... Read more »

And Jesus Wept

In today’s Gospel, Jesus returns to his friends, Mary and Martha, in hopes of healing their ailing brother, Lazarus.  He is too late and is told of their brother’s death. “And Jesus wept.”  Those three words tell more about Our Lord’s humanness then probably any other scripture.  Jesus grieved for the loss of his friend and... Read more »

Jesus' Instructions

Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over unclean spirits. He instructed them to take nothing for the journey but a walking stick -no food, no sack, no money in their belts. They were, however, to wear sandals but not a second tunic. He said... Read more »