Friday, April 6, 2012

Good Friday Meditation

They sold Him, they whipped Him mercilessly, they spit at Him, they mocked Him, they crowned Him with thorns, they nailed Him to two pieces of wood. And, He forgave them! What do we do?

[The Christ of St. John of the Cross by Salvador Dali (1951). Saint John of the Cross, mystic and doctor of the Church, had this vision of Jesus and sketched it, so his fellow Spaniard of generations later painted this stunning portrait of our Lord. St. John of the Cross died young at age 49 in 1591.]

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