We can be sure that Jesus was grateful to Simon for providing some relief during the Passion, but also for helping him reach his goal of redeeming humanity (see Jn 12:27 and Acts 2:23) by his suffering and death. Simon of Cyrene lifts … [Read more...]
About Richard Grebenc
Richard Grebenc holds an MA in Theology from Franciscan University in Steubenville. He resides in Indianapolis, Indiana. He has published an article previously in Lay Witness magazine. His book reviews have been seen in Lay Witness, the National Catholic Register, and online at Catholic Books Review.