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Liturgical day: Tuesday 13th in Ordinary Time

Gospel text (Mt 8,23-27): They woke him and cried, «Lord save us! We are lost!». But Jesus answered, «Why are you so afraid, you of little faith?». Jesus got into the boat and his disciples followed him. Without warning a fierce storm hit the lake, with waves sweeping the boat. But Jesus was asleep. They woke him and cried, «Lord save us! We are lost!». But Jesus answered, «Why are you so afraid, you of little faith?». Then He stood up and ordered the wind and sea; and it became completely calm. The people were astonished. They said, «What kind of man is he? Even the winds and the sea obey him».

Today the Apostles are embarked in the middle of a storm. Jesus is with them, but asleep. They, desperate, wake him up: we're going to be sunk! The Lord of the heavens and the seas "got up, rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was great calm".

—«Why are you afraid? ». The question is still valid. Jesus "sleeps" in the Eucharist, in the intimacy of our temples. Jesus "sleeps", but God sees everything and is everywhere. If it were not so, the boat of the Church would have disappeared centuries ago. Is it not true?