Stephen Faces Trial
The account about Stephen’s trial is similar to the trial Jesus faced when accused of blasphemy. Some falsely witnessed against him. The Spirit was with Stephen as he debated with those who were against him. The early Christians, along with their message of Jesus, were not always welcomed. Even today, Christians and other religious groups face persecution. Let us pray for those who face trial and hardship because of their faith. Today’s Readings: Acts 6:8 –15; Psalm 119:23 – 24, 26 – 27, 29 – 30; John 6:22 – 29.
© 2018 Liturgy Training Publications; 800-933-1800. Written by Timothy A. Johnston. Permission to publish granted by the Archdiocese of Chicago, on June 23, 2017.