Pilate judges unjustly because of his human respect
. Jesus is silent and accepts
the unjust judgement. He feels its injustice deeply in his heart, but says not a
How difficult this is for me when I believe that I am right
. How I defend myself
when someone speaks an unjust word about me.
Teach me, Jesus, to be silent when I meet injustice
. I will bear it out of love
for you. I will not flare up but master myself. I will then think of the sentence
passed against you. And when I must speak against it, I will do so with love and
patience as you did. Mary, my mother, obtain for me this grace.