THE SERVANT GENERAL
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
THE JOY OF THE GOSPEL
Today’s gospel: Matthew 9:27-31
Jesus healed two blind men of their blindness (v.28-30a).
Then “Jesus warned them sternly, ‘See that no
one knows about this.’ But they went out and spread
word of him through all that land.” (v.30b-31). They
could not contain their joy, and just had to proclaim to one
and all what Jesus had done. That is the joy of the gospel
(Evangelii Gaudium), a missionary joy.
about us? We are commissioned to proclaim the gospel to the
ends of the earth. Do we? Most Catholics do not. The blind
men were told not to but they did. We are told to but we do
LCSC may we be able to mainstream Catholic lay evangelization.
May everyone who will meet Christ and will
start to live Christ also share Christ.
May those Catholics who remain blind to the call be touched
by Jesus and see. “And their eyes were opened”