34th Wednesday in Ordinary Time

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD Wednesday November 28, 2018 Thirty-fourth Week of Ordinary Time WORD of the DAY Before all this happens, however, they will seize and persecute you, they will hand you over to the synagogues and to prisons, and they will have you led before kings and governors because of my name. It will lead to your giving testimony. Remember, you are not to prepare your defense beforehand, for I myself shall give you a wisdom in speaking that all your adversaries will be powerless to resist or refute. You will even be handed over by parents, brothers, relatives, and friends, and they will put some of you to death. You will be hated by all because of my name, but not a hair on your head will be destroyed. By your perseverance you will secure your lives”. (Luke 21: 12-19) How shall I live this Word? Those who belong entirely to the Lord already live now immersed in the mystery of the Resurrection of their Lord. They participate in His death, but precisely in this they see the bright light of re-birth, the ineffable secret of an eternal regeneration to newness that is experienced personally,...