Easter 6 • John 5:1–9 • May 1, 2016


Easter 6 • John 5:1–9 • May 1, 2016

By Ben Haupt At the beginning of his Gospel, the Apostle John inscribes one of his main themes: “From his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace. For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ” (Jn 1:16–17). This pericope introduces the reader to the large confrontation between Jesus and ..

Stabat Mater Dolorosa

Stabat Mater Dolorosa


Stabat Mater Dolorosa

In Nomine Iesu When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son!” Then he said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother!” And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home. (John 19:26-27) In this third word from the cross two figures capture our attention. There are ..