Next Sunday is the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, – the first Sunday having being supplanted by the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.
All that is ordinary about the Sunday is that it is a Sunday of ordinal – counted – time.
And the Gospel of the Day reminds of how, in the Lord, how readily the ordinary, the expected is reversed, renewed, completed.
There was a wedding at Cana in Galilee. The mother of Jesus was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited. When they ran out of wine, since the wine provided for the wedding was all finished, the mother of Jesus said to him, ‘They have no wine.’ Jesus said ‘Woman, why turn to me? My hour has not come yet.’ His mother said to the servants, ‘Do whatever he tells you.’
There were six stone water jars standing there, meant for…
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