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Thursday, March 20, 2008

The shortest homily of Jesus - very difficult lesson of humility

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.
So, during supper, fully aware that the Father had put everything into his power
and that he had come from God and was returning to God,
he rose from supper and took off his outer garments.
He took a towel and tied it around his waist.
Then he poured water into a basin
and began to wash the disciples’ feet
and dry them with the towel around his waist.

So when he had washed their feet
and put his garments back on and reclined at table again,
he said to them, “Do you realize what I have done for you?
You call me ‘teacher’ and ‘master,’ and rightly so, for indeed I am.
If I, therefore, the master and teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash one another’s feet.
I have given you a model to follow,
so that as I have done for you, you should also do.


Do you realize what the very meaning of Christ’s message is?

Do you know what does it mean to love somebody to the end?
In comparison to this all other songs, poetries, and the whole “literature of love” is simple rubbish.

During the very first Mass Jesus have had the shortest and the most touching homily.

Let me repeat the same homily now …

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