words to meditate on

“When Jesus speaks about eternal life, he is referring to real and true life, a life worthy of being lived. He is not simply speaking about life after death. He is talking about authentic life, a life fully alive and thus not subject to death, yet one which can already, and indeed must, begin in this world. Only if we learn even now how to live authentically, if we learn how to live the life which death cannot take away, does the promise of eternity become meaningful.”

– from HH BXVI’s Homily for Maundy Thursday Mass

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One Response to words to meditate on

  1. Amanda says:


    Contrary to popular belief, I do read your blog! Thanks for keeping Jesuit theology current. We need people like you to light the way (cliche phrase noted).


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