Why Follow the Commandments?

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For 19 May 2022, Thursday of the fifth week of Easter, based on John 15:9-11

Jesus said to his disciples, “As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete.”


Scripture passage from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright 1989, 1993, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

About Sr. Kerstin-Marie Berretz OP

Sr. Kerstin-Marie Berretz OP is a Dominican Sister of Arenberg, Germany. She works as a Vocation Coach and undertakes the DMin in Preaching-Program at the Aquinas Institute in St. Louis, MO. She lives in a convent of her Congregation in Germany.