Sunday, January 16, 2022
The readings for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year C focus on the Church as the bride of Christ. In the first reading (Isaiah 62:1-5) we hear that God’s people are “espoused” to Him and called “My Delight”. The psalm (Psalm 96:1-2, 2-3, 7-8, 9-10) is a song of praise. In the second reading (1 Corinthians 12:4-11) we learn that our varied gifts are all manifestations of the Spirit. The gospel (John 2:1-11) tells of Jesus’ first miracle where he changed water to wine at the weeding at Cana.
So the sacrament of Matrimony and using our gifts are both good topics for this weekend. Here are some ideas: