"In verbo veritatis" (2 Cor 6:7)

January 13, 2018

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Filed under: Homilies — Tags: , , — komonchak @ 3:02 pm

SECOND SUNDAY OF THE YEAR – JANUARY 16, 2000 – BLESSED SACRAMENT

As we begin a new calendar year, as we begin our walk through the ordinary Sundays of the liturgical year, the Church asks us to begin at the beginning. Last week we celebrated the baptism of Jesus, his empowerment by the Spirit for his messianic ministry. Today we are still there, near the Jordan, with John the Baptist’s testimony: “Behold, the Lamb of God.” And we hear of the calling of the first disciples. The whole public story of Jesus Christ is beginning.

But there is another beginning also stressed in today’s readings, the beginning of faith in the hearts of the disciples. (more…)

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