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Liturgical day: Wednesday 22nd in Ordinary Time

Gospel text (Lk 4,38-44): Leaving the synagogue, Jesus went to the house of Simon. His mother-in-law was suffering from high fever and they asked him to do something for her. Bending over her, He rebuked the fever, and it left her (...). At sunset, people suffering from many kinds of sickness were brought to Jesus. Laying his hands on each one, He healed them. Leaving the synagogue, Jesus went to the house of Simon. His mother-in-law was suffering from high fever and they asked him to do something for her. Bending over her, He rebuked the fever, and it left her. Immediately she got up and waited on them. At sunset, people suffering from many kinds of sickness were brought to Jesus. Laying his hands on each one, He healed them. Demons were driven out, howling as they departed from their victims, «You are the Son of God!». He rebuked them and would not allow them to speak, for they knew He was the Messiah.

Jesus left at daybreak and looked for a solitary place. People went out in search of him and, finding him, they tried to dissuade him from leaving. But He said, «I have to go to other towns to announce the good news of the kingdom of God. That is what I was sent to do». So Jesus continued to preach in the synagogues of the Jewish country.

Illustration: Pili Piñero

Today we contemplate Jesus Christ while healing all the sick which were going to him... or were taken to him. Both! Let us go to Him and let us take Him.

-God especially listens to the prayers and favors we ask for others.