Fr Hugh’s Homily for 3rd Sunday of Easter
If you have ever been in the position where you have done something seriously wrong, perhaps hurt someone close to you, or just done something shameful that you know everyone else knows about you, it is very hard to handle. Even the support of your family and best friends can be a problem rather than the help they want it to be. And what often happens is that you retreat into a place that feels physically and mentally safe. Perhaps go back to a place or a task where you feel OK and where people will not bother you. Basically, hide. Sometimes you are ready eventually to apologise but you do not know how or it is no longer possible…..