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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Third Sunday in Lent--2016

One day when Jesus was teaching crowds, his mother and brothers came looking for him, but he did not leave to join them. Instead, he posed a question, "Who are my mother and my brothers?" Then he stretched out his hand toward his disciples and said, "Whoever does the will of my Father in heaven, that person is my brother and sister and mother." Does this seem strange to you? It does to me. 

He claimed those who obeyed the Father as his relatives. He was not interested in genealogy or blood lines. He only wanted kinship by obedience to the Father. He was committed to the Father's will and equally committed to those who obeyed him completely.

Are we, likewise, committed to brothers and sisters in the Faith? Let us love and cherish one another in Christ so that we become one family with one attitude of love and joy shared with all.