Tag Archive | Lord

Meditation on the Seven Last Words of Jesus

Seven last words of Jesus on the Cross  1.”Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing.”  Lk. 23: 34. Pater, dimitte illis, quia nesciunt, quid faciunt. – Even on the cross, Jesus thinks of others. Not only that, he justifies those who crucified him saying to his Father ‘they do not know […]

Reflection on Good Friday 2012

 Triduum 2012 Good Friday On Palm Sunday we read St Mark’s account of Our Lord’s passion. St John’s version which we have just heard contains many interesting details which deserve our attention. Nevertheless, this year I want to concentrate on that first reading from Isaiah, which is the fourth of what we call the Songs […]

Reflecting on John 21:1-14

As I skimmed through my notes and reflection or fruits of my thirty-day-retreat which I underwent 2 years ago, I found this meditation I had written on Jn 21:1-14. This was about Peter, after the death and Resurrection of Jesus. I wrote this is in a poetic form. Peter said, “I am going fishing,”   […]

Jesus Washes his disciple’s feet: A Reflection

This episode places Jesus disciples at table before the feast of the Passover. Matthew, Mark & Luke record that Jesus is breaking the bread, John presents  Jesus washing the feet of his disciples.   The Church celebrates this ancient tradition again, attested to by the Scriptures, that Jesus came to serve and not to be served. The […]