In today’s gospel from the sixth chapter of Mark, the evangelist gives us a snapshot of Jesus’ eyes and attitude: “To See, To Have Compassion, To Teach.”
Pope Francis explained this remarkable seen in his remarks July 22, 2018, to the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square, before praying the noonday Angelus.  The disciples had returned from their first mission and Jesus asked them to talk about the experience – and get some rest.
“However, this time Jesus’ intention couldn’t be realized because the crowd, intuiting the lonely place where He would have gone with the boat together with His Apostles, got

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