The Cross – Hope for all humanity

HOPE IN THE STORM

Christ

The Crucifixion of Jesus Christ is perhaps one of the most moving meditations upon whicha personcan embark. Some people find themselves profoundly moved by the humility of Our Lord during His Passion, Crucifixion and death. Other people are horrified by the brutality that is possible to be perpetrated upon one Man by others. At times, during our journeys in life, many of usfind ourselves binding our suffering to the Cross. This day, the man feels called once again to this great meditation.

No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends (Jn 15:13).

Like most summer days in coastal Louisiana, the weather shifts from one extreme condition to the other. As the man leaves his home to run errands and make his way to the confessional in the Catholic church nearby, the temperature is rising toward a balmy 98 degrees. The bright green tee-shirt…

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