Re-committing Ourselves in Love

Posted May 13, 2016 5:57 pm by frchrislemieux71

Re-committing Ourselves in Love

Once again, the thread of today’s Gospel is love.  St. Peter is asked three times the question by Jesus, “do you love Me?”  And acknowledging Peter’s affirmative response, Jesus directs Peter to do something with that love – care for and shepherd his people.  Jesus’ three time profession of love counteracts his three time denial of Christ at the Cross.  We look at denial or betrayal as the worst of all possible transgressions we can commit against one another, and there’s no question that there’s a deep sting and pain when we hurt someone we love.  But Jesus Himself has

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