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Passion/Palm Sunday

Passion/Palm Sunday

  1. Today we allow the Gospel of our Lord’s Passion to speak for itself. The betrayal of Christ starts with someone from the inner circle; someone from the community; Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and asks: What are you prepared to give me if I hand him over to you?


  1. Judas went to the Jewish authorities and asks; What’s in it for me! On the other hand we hear that the disciple came to Jesus and asked; what do you want us to do for you.


  1. Judas asked 'What will you give me?' - The disciples asked what can we do for you?


  1. It is Christ who is being betrayed; Christ the head of the community; Christ the head of the Church.


  1. How often do we also get it wrong; seeing the Church as somehow separate from Christ and separate from ourselves? It is people who betray Christ; in His community which is his body, the Church.


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