“Jesus came down with the Twelve and stood on a stretch of level ground with a great crowd of his disciples and a large number of the people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the coastal region of Tyre and Sidon.”
- Notice that Jesus seems to recognize these people’s need, so he comes to be among them.
- The fact that Jesus deliberately joined the crowd reveals something about him. What is it?
- Approach him and ask to become more like him.
Heritage word—“It is not the Church that has a mission. It is the mission that has a Church.”
(Rev. Gary Reibe-Estrella, speaker at the National Gathering of Sisters of Notre Dame, July, 2003)