To touch Him

January 23, 2014 11:09 am

“…all who were afflicted in any way were crowding forward to touch Him.” (Mk 3:10)

To touch Him.

God has become a man. For nine month He was hidden in His Mother’s womb to appear later as a child. He discovered the beauty of the touch. Parental touch, full of love. His innocent Mother and the best father in the world, chosen by God to represent Him.

Today He is curing people with His touch. “All who were afflicted in any way.”

When we take the Bible into our hands, we can also touch Him. It is not only a book, it is He Himself. And in the Sacraments, too. And especially when we receive the Holy Communion. To touch Him. If you go a little bit deeper into the Liturgy of the Mass, you will be surprised how many beautiful gestures we use to celebrate the Mystery of His love. All kneeling down, kisses of the altar, inclinations… And everything is connected with “to touch Him”. He is exactly the same: “Jesus Christ is the same today as he was yesterday and as he will be for ever.” (Hbr 13:8).

“Our Savior Jesus Christ has destroyed death and brought life to light through the Gospel” (Alleluia verse).

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