Wheat and tares- Ordination Mass at Cathedral
But when the blade sprang up and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also.
St. Matthew 13
“Whatever you ask the Father in My Name I will do.” post communion
John 14:13 And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do …
… And whatever you shall ask in my name, that will I do, thatthe Father may be glorified in the Son. ….
John 16:23 And in that day ye shall ask me nothing. Verily, verily …
… Truly, truly, I say to you, Whatever you shall ask theFather in my name, he will give it you. …. “Truly, truly, I say to you, that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; you will grieve, but your grief will be turned into joy. 21 “Whenever a woman is in labor she has pain, because her hour has come; but when she gives birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish because of the joy that a child has been born into the world. 22 “Therefore you too have grief now; but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.
23 “In that day you will not question Me about anything. Truly, truly, I say to you, if you ask the Father for anything in My name, He will give it to you. 24 “Until now you have asked for nothing in My name; ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be made full. 25 “These things I have spoken to you in figurative language; an hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figurative language, but will tell you plainly of the Father. 26 “In that day you will ask in My name, and I do not say to you that I will request of the Father on your behalf; 27 for the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me and have believed that I came forth from the Father. 28 “I came forth from the Father and have come into the world; I am leaving the world again and going to the Father.”
John 15:16 Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and …
… but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that yourfruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may …
from Friday 15 May2008
I have yet many things to say to you: but you cannot bear them now. John 16?