Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
January 22, 2017
Jude Siciliano, OP
From today’s Gospel reading:
From that time on Jesus began to preach and say,
"Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
God is present and acting in a new way through Jesus. But in order to receive the message of life Jesus offers we must "repent" – change our minds, examine how we think and act. Jesus invites us to think differently, and leave behind the ways of "the land of gloom." God’s kingdom is now; new life is being offered to those who will accept it.
So we ask ourselves: