Reflections of Faith
Read and be inspired by a reflection based on today's Gospel made by members of the Verbum Dei Family in Manila.
April 14, 2019 – Palm Sunday
Gospel: Luke 23:1-49
"We could be living very righteous lives but participating in the crucifixion happening in our time." – Fr. John Leydon, Columban Missionary
Though the passion of our Lord happened 2000 years ago, “crucifixion” is still happening in our time. With the welfare of the poor being tossed aside and people being unjustly condemned. – “crucifixion” is happening as if it’s usual.
If today you lived in the time of Christ in his passion, would you crucify him? Well today, we are gifted with faith to see Christ in our brothers and sisters. To see that everyone in our society is interrelated to one another; that the negligence of one’s responsibility could mean suffering for many. Let us not crucify Christ in the other.
As we enter Holy Week, let us reflect on how we could live righteous lives thinking for the welfare of many.