FEAST OF ST. JOHN BOSCO

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD Thursday, January 31, 2019 FEAST of SAINT JOHN BOSCO WORD of the DAY He also told them, “Take care what you hear. The measure with which you measure will be measured out to you, and still more will be given to you. To the one who has, more will be given; from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away. (Mark: 4: 24-25) How shall I live this Word? Pay attention to preconceptions. Jesus asks the disciples to be aware of the preconceptions with which they listen to the teaching He offers. We must pay attention to the ideas we have as we look at Jesus! His teaching was different from that of the scribes. It was Good News for the poor, because Jesus revealed a new face of God, which people recognized and rejoiced in. “I bless you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned and revealed them to little ones. Yes, Father, because this is what pleased you!” It is up to us to have or not have God’s benevolence and mercy. If we are able...