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He Shall Lead His Flock | by Lawrence OP
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He Shall Lead His Flock

"He is like a shepherd feeding his flock,

gathering lambs in his arms,

holding them against his breast

and leading to their rest the mother ewes"

 

– Isa 40:11, which is part of today's First Reading at Mass.

My sermon for today can be read here.

 

This is a statue of 'The Good Shepherd', c.300-350 from the early Christian section of the Vatican Museum. It is believed to be the earliest surviving statue of Christ.

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Taken on July 5, 2013