16. Quartet: Joseph, the Beloved Disciple, Mary Magdalene, Mary

 Narrator: Four men and women who love Jesus look on his passion: Mary his mother, Mary Magdalen, the Beloved Disciple, and Joseph.

Joseph, father of Jesus

 

The Beloved Disciple

 

Mary of Magdala

 

Mary, mother of Jesus

I loved you best my son.

You left me, came home shining truth.

You loved me.

I killed for you.

I gave you spirit and my honor.

You healed others and now you die.

I could not live.

 

I knew you best my friend.

You taught me all your shining truth.

You left me.

I looked for you.

I gave you my love and my comfort.

You healed others and now you die.

I cannot live.

 

I loved you most my dear.

You showed me all your shining truth.

You healed me.

I longed for you.

I gave you my love and my money.

You healed others and now you die.

I beg you live.

 

I bore you last my son.

You left me for your shining truth.

You hurt me.

I hated you.

I gave you my life and my family.

You healed others and now you die.

How can I live?