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The First of the Signs

Cycle COrdinary TimeWeek 2

by Bishop Robert BarronJanuary 20, 2019

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The communion of humanity and divinity in Christ’s divine person can be likened to a marriage. Sin effects a kind of divorce between God and humanity, a break up of the marriage of God and his people. How wonderful, therefore, when the Messiah offers the first sign of his identity and mission at a wedding. This is an indication that the relationship of God and humanity will be transformed, reconciled, and renewed in Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 - Isaiah 62:1-5
Psalm - Psalm 96:1-10
Reading 2 - 1 Corinthians 12:4-11
Gospel - John 2:1-11