Sunday 26th April 2015
The Church proposes that this Sunday, with its focus on the Shepherd, be dedicated to the theme of vocation. The popular romantic image of the shepherd that is often depicted by different artists is a far cry from the reality. Being a shepherd in Israel meant living on the fringes of civilization. The shepherd had to contend with the harshness and the danger of the wilds, the smell of the unwashed and prolonged periods of loneliness. The shepherd may have had a place in the folk-lore of the Israelite people, but he had no place of importance in their society at the time of Jesus. Shepherds, donkey-drivers and pedlars were all at the bottom of the social scale.
So when Jesus speaks of himself as the shepherd he is clearly identifying with the vagabonds of society. ...Read More
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