Jude Siciliano, OP
From today’s Gospel reading:
said to the disciples"
wishes to come after me must deny self
their cross and follow me."
The disciples didn’t realize what they
were getting into when they said "Yes" to Jesus’ invitation to follow him?
They discovered that serving God by responding to Jesus’ call, even though a
good thing to do, does not guarantee smooth sailing. But they also learned
to trust that God was with them as they tried to respond to Jesus’ call,
"Come follow me."
So we ask ourselves: