Saint Thomas, Apostle

“My Lord and My God!” 11×14″ Oil on Canvas by Brie Schulze

Saint Thomas the Apostle is incorporated into the revelation of Jesus’ resurrection in a particularly relevant way.  There was one, even among the Apostles, who didn’t seem to receive everything he needed to become fully convinced of the resurrection.  If all the other Apostles received a visit from the risen Christ, why should he be expected to believe without that visit?  We should try to understand the heart of Saint Thomas: if the Lord and Teacher he followed for years seems to have excluded him, there must be some degree of hurt or incomprehension.  “I thought Jesus loved me, why did He appear to everyone else while I was away?” read more