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Liturgical day: Wednesday 12th in Ordinary Time

Saints June 26th: St. Josemaría, presbyter

Gospel text (Mt 7,15-20): Jesus said to his disciples, «Beware of false prophets: they come to you in sheep's clothing but inside they are wild wolves». Jesus said to his disciples, «Beware of false prophets: they come to you in sheep's clothing but inside they are wild wolves. You will recognize them by their fruits. Do you ever pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? A good tree always produces good fruit, a rotten tree produces bad fruit. A good tree cannot produce bad fruit and a rotten tree cannot bear good fruit. Any tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown in the fire. So you will know them by their fruit».

Illustration: Francesc Badia

Today we are on guard. Why? There is a lot of noise around us! There are always some guys who like to brag about their wisdom and try to give us lessons by laughing at God. Their favorite subjects: God, the Church, the priests, the family... Do you want to try them out? "By their fruit you will recognize them" Jesus tells us.

--Just ask those “prophets”: what family do you have? How many children? How many vocations have you brought? What about eternity? And you will see that "they do not collect grapes from thorns or figs from thistles".