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Liturgical day: Sunday 20th (C) in Ordinary Time

Gospel text (Lk 12,49-53): Jesus said to his disciples, «I have come to bring fire upon the earth and how I wish it were already kindled; but I have a baptism to undergo and what anguish I feel until it is over! Jesus said to his disciples, «I have come to bring fire upon the earth and how I wish it were already kindled; but I have a baptism to undergo and what anguish I feel until it is over! Do you think that I have come to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division. From now on, in one house five will be divided; three against two, and two against three. They will be divided, father against son and son against father; mother against daughter and daughter against mother; mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law, and daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law».

Illustration: Mr. Josep Lluís Martínez i Picañol (Picanyol)

Today, in the words of Jesus Christ we read the anxieties with which the Heart of God wishes to save humanity. We could say that the blood of Christ "boils" for his "impatience" (great desire) to carry out the work of salvation on the Cross.

- «Do you think that I have come to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division» adds the Lord. Forceful words! Perhaps because before such a great Love there is no room for "half measures."