A Catholic Monthly Magazine

Sunday 24 April


Acts 14:21-27; Ps 145; Apocalypse 21:1-5; John 13:31-35

Loving without reservation

For the Jews, the commandments were the ultimate expression of God’s covenant with them. So when Jesus says to his disciples that he is giving them a new commandment, his words carry great force and significance. This commandment is to not only love one another, but to love in the same manner as Jesus has loved them: totally, without qualification or reservation. That same commandment is given to us: we too are called to love others as Jesus loves us. Is that a commandment we are willing to live by?

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