Sunday, December 10, 2023

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)
Gospel text
Jn 6,60-69
Many disciples withdrew and no longer followed him. Jesus asked the Twelve, «Will you also go away?» Peter answered him, «Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. We now believe and know that you are the Holy One of God».
Gospel's Commentary
Today, Simon Peter makes a wonderful gesture for Jesus. Almost the entire group of Jews abandons Jesus because His words seem too hard for them. The Lord remains alone. He even asks His twelve Apostles: «Will you also go away?». —Like Simon Peter we say to Jesus: —Lord, sometimes your words are difficult to understand for me, but I trust you. Because, if not to you, to whom shall I go? You are the Saint of God!

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