Could it be that today’s gospel reading of the Wedding at Cana is inviting us to listen to what our own frailty, brokenness and lack of centredness are asking of us, asks Christian Brother Julian McDonald?
Today’s gospel account of the Baptism of Jesus serves as a reminder to us that we, too, have been baptised and thereby have committed ourselves to live as Jesus would want us to live, writes Christian Brother Julian McDonald.
This Sunday’s Gospel for the Feast of the Epiphany pushes us to choose between two kinds of wisdom figures - those who hold onto the safety and comfort of certainty and those who risk journeying into the unknown in search of truth that might unsettle, writes Christian Brother Julian McDonald.
I suspect that the prospect of getting involved in God’s business of peace-making, forgiving, advocating for justice frightens us all, writes Christian Brother Julian McDonald. But knowing that Jesus walked that way first helps us to take the risk.
To live Christmas meaningfully we will have to risk crossing boundaries, especially the ones we create for ourselves, writes Christian Brother Julian McDonald.