Tabgha in Galilee - Pâques 1985

















According to tradition, HEPTAPEGON "The Place of the seven springs", Tabgha in arabic, is the site of the miracle of the loaves and fishes (Mc 8, 1-9). Here also, is found the Primacy Chapel or Church of St Peter which commemorates the appearance of the risen Christ to the apostles here on the shore of the Sea of Galilee where Jesus tranferred primacy over the Church to Peter with the three-fold instruction "Feed my lambs, Feed my sheep, Feed my sheep" (Jn 21, 15-17). 

































Sea of Galilee - the risen Christ appears to Peter

On the seashore, a striking statue brings into sight the scene of the famous passage in Jn 21, 15-19:

After they had eaten, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these? " "Yes, Lord," he answered , "you know that I love you." Jesus said to him, "Take care of my lambs."...


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