Dear fellow Disciples, peace.
The narrative of Lazarus' resurrection calls attention to the motive of Jesus' violent death. The fact that many Jews started to believe in Him put in motion the wrath of the religious leaders. His great gesture seemed to put at risk the faith of the people. Jesus was placing Himself at the same level of Yahweh, God of life and death. Resurrecting Lazarus, He performed something which was due only to God. From there comes their decision to put Him to death.READ MORE
The episode of today's Gospel involves, on one side the man born blind and on another, the group of religious leaders, evoking the theme of spiritual vision and spiritual blindness. The man born blind professes his faith in Jesus after hearing the declaration "You are seeing him, the one who speaks to you". This is the process of discipleship. It starts with spiritual blindness and culminates with a profession of faith.READ MORE
Dear Fellow Disciples, peace.
The encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan woman changed her life forever. Her prejudice showed by her attitude for being asked to give a drink by a foreigner, a Jew, was changed into an open disposition to dialogue.
The misconception about the place of worship gives place to the correct comprehension of God, who is not limited by time and space. She start this episode as a housekeeper now she is leaving it as a bearer of good news, a messenger of the Messiah.READ MORE
Dear Fellow Disciples
The three disciples had the experience of seeing God’s beauty in Jesus’ transfiguration. At the same time Jesus manifests the splendor of his humanity, clean from any stain as the Father had planned it for all of us, since creation.
Peter wants to perpetuate this experience that’s why he proposed the building of the three tents. He didn’t even worry about himself and his companions. However that wasn’t Jesus’, God’s plan. They must go down the mountain and continue their journey and discipleship.READ MORE