Second Tuesday of Easter Time

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD Second Tuesday of Easter Time April 30, 2019 WORD of the DAY The community of believers was of one heart and mind, and no one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they had everything in common. With great power the apostles bore witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great favor was accorded them all. (Acts 4: 32-33) How shall I live this Word? The Christian community presented by the Acts of the Apostles has all the colors of Springtime, the freshness of a new reality that imbues all its members with the perfume of Christ. Sharing is the root of relationships. The word ‘synodal’ was not well known in those times, but in fact, the first Christians walked together. The apostles took strength from the primitive community and those who observed this reality expressed great esteem for them, saying of their unique way of being together, “Look how they love each other”. The commandment of Jesus kept its extreme actuality among those who had lived close to Him. Are we able to say the same of our communities? Yet, we too believe in the message of...