May 7, 2011
Of these seven statements, two of them are directly about Jesus making sure that his mom will be taken care of. Jesus "commended her to the care and protection of the beloved disciple, with the words, 'Woman, behold thy son!' and to John, 'Behold thy mother!' The disciple tenderly led the heart-stricken Mary away from her dying Son, and "took her unto his own home,' thus immediately assuming the new relationship established by his dying Master."