Having our loins girded, therefore,
with faith and the performance of good works,
let us walk in His paths
by the guidance of the Gospel,
that we may deserve to see Him
who has called us to His kingdom.
On the third Sunday, Sunday of the Word, the liturgy invites us to stake our lives, like the first disciples, on God’s promise for us.
God manifests himself in many ways and we ourselves, because we are followers, are called to become a home, a dwelling, a temple of his revelation.
When Jesus immerses himself in fraternity with sinners, receiving the same baptism of penance, the Father proclaims him “belovedSon”.
The Magi look for the king of the Jews but come to meet him in an ordinary reality: a child with his mother Mary, in a simple house.
Jesus was born under the Law, he was born of a woman, to make the two into one people, giving everyone the opportunity to cry out «Abbà. Father!”.