True Christian unity: like parts of one body

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3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C: Jan. 23, 2010
Neh 8:2-4, 5-6, 8-10; Ps 19:8-10, 15; 1 Cor 12:12-30; Luke 1:1-4; 4:14-21

Today falls within the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. And as St. Paul reminded us, we are all given a certain, very real unity through our baptism. And yet it is clear that we are not in a full and visible unity in the way that we live. We are not in a visible unity in the eyes of the world.

Sometimes it is easy to ignore this, or to take it for granted, as the way things are.  But there are always certain moments when the truth is brought out to us very painfully. (more…)

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