Love One Another

Michael (1801-1867) and Arthur (1826-1873) O'Connor


South wall of the chancel

St Margaret, Bodelwyddan, Clwyd, N. Wales

The commandment at the top to "love one another" is from John 15, 12; more specifically, this is the Biblical episode from Matthew 19, 14, in which Jesus tells the disciples not to prevent parents from bringing their children to him ("Suffer the little children..."). The children look up to Jesus trustingly, but the disciples on the right look quite taken aback! [Commentary continues below.]

Photograph by Colin Price, text and formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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