[FONT=Arial]Cornelius and Cyprian
Mass Readings & Meditation
How do you respond to the misfortunes of others?
In a number of places the gospel records that Jesus was “moved to the depths of his heart” when he met with individuals and with groups of people.
[quote] The English word “compassion” doesn’t fully convey the deeper meaning of the original Hebrew word which expresses heart-felt “sympathy” and personal identification with the suffering person’s grief and physical condition.
Why was Jesus so moved on this occasion when he met a widow and a crowded funeral procession on their way to the cemetery? Jesus not only glad and generous heart." (Read on on above “Meditation” link)