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Thursday 33rd in Ordinary Time

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Gospel text (Lk 19,41-44): When Jesus had come in sight of the city, He wept over it When Jesus had come in sight of the city, He wept over it and said, ‘If only today you knew the ways of peace! But now your eyes are held from seeing. Yet days will come upon you when your enemies will surround you with barricades and shut you in and press on you from every side. And they will dash you to the ground and your children with you, and leave not a stone within you, for you did not recognize the time and the visitation of your God».

Illustration: Pili Piñero

Today we are overwhelmed by the sob of Christ in sight of Jerusalem. Why did He cry for her? «Yet days will come upon you when your enemies will surround you with barricades and shut you in and press on you from every side. And they will dash you to the ground and your children with you, and leave not a stone within you». That happened! Why did it happen? «For you did not recognize the time and the visitation of your God».

-How many times has Jesus visited you? Time - also the time of God's visit – it’s meant to be "used", to answer, not to pretend to be deaf ...

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