What did Jesus mean when He said, “they know not what they do?”
Monsignor Pope explains that most people today link hedonism with sexual excess and perhaps drinking. But Hedonism is a far wider notion and it is why St. Paul said: We preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles (1 For 1:23).
We have a mother who passes on to us the wealth won at the crucifixion–the knowledge and power of being loved in our weakness. Fr. Boniface Hicks offers a moving reflection this Good Friday.
Avoiding Bitterness in Suffering will bring courage and hope that in Christ and in communion with his saints, you can — and will — triumph over every kind of adversity.