March 27, 2018

John 13:21-33, 36-38

Jesus acknowledges Judas’ guilt. Judas leaves and thus sets the darkness of the night into motion. Jesus tells the remaining apostles that he will soon leave, and they cannot go with him. Peter wants to know where Jesus is going and in the same breath passionately professes his love and fidelity. Jesus tells Peter that by early morning he too will betray him by denying that he knows Jesus, not once, but three times.

Judas and Peter gave in to their weakness. There are times when I have done the same. Thank you for not only giving me the grace to turn back to you, but for welcoming me with open arms.

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