Evangelize the poor with certainty

Evangelize the poor with certainty

Jesus has been sent to evangelize the poor. God anointed him with the Spirit for this mission. But to evangelize is not something “spiritual” in the sense of “unreal” or “useless” even. To evangelize is not just to announce the Gospel by word and in an abstract...
New undoubtedly and completely

New undoubtedly and completely

Changing water into wine, Jesus is manifested as the Author and Perfecter of the new thing prophesied in Is 43, 19: “See, I am doing something new.” Jesus makes use of “six stone water jars … for Jewish ceremonial washings.” Could this be another way of saying that he...
Solidarity with Jesus and our neighbor

Solidarity with Jesus and our neighbor

By being in solidarity with us, Jesus equips us for solidarity that will lead us to accept those we find difficult to accept. All the people come to John to be baptized. In solidarity with them, Jesus, without knowing any sin, submits humbly and prayerfully to the...
Seek earnestly the light of the nations

Seek earnestly the light of the nations

God reveals himself to the Gentiles who seek him with all their heart. He offers them the opportunity to be “coheirs, members of the same body, and copartners in the promise in Christ Jesus through the Gospel.” The Magi, wise for knowing how to recognize humbly that...
Gaze that brings life and makes holy

Gaze that brings life and makes holy

God’s gaze is on the lowly. He wants to turn slaves into adopted children. But how do those favored with God’s glance prove themselves? Possessing a penetrating gaze, God bypasses someone with an impressive appearance. He takes from the pasture the youngest, the last,...

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