Friday in Easter Week

Acts 4:1-12; Psalm 117(118):1-2,4,22-27; John 21:1-14

153 different types of Fish. Perhaps, representing every nationality known to the writer of the Gospel of John. Peter, Fisher of Men, and his successors the Popes, have in their care every person, of every nation.

It is quite a thought, that we are part of a global, Catholic Church, and that on every continent and in every country, people are, like us, coming together to meet Jesus and to eat with him.

We are all, like Peter, reconciled with the Lord in this simple meal. Note how Peter has gone back to his past, the Lord is gone, and Peter is going to go fishing. And the joy with which he recognises Jesus and takes a leap of faith - literally - into the sea and wades ashore to be the first to reach Jesus. 3 days ago he had denied every knowing him, and now Peter is fully and completely with our Lord again, as are we.

Posted in Daily Reflection.