Roc Homily – 2nd Sunday Ordinary Time 2016 (Cycle C)
Second Sunday of Ordinary Time – The Wedding Feast at Cana (I)
Isaiah situates us before God and, along with John, speaks to our hearts in that place we are “forsaken” and “desolate.” John’s gospel points to Jesus as the one who transforms us into knowing we are “God’s delight” and “espoused.” A possible preparation for Lent?
Isaiah 62:1-5 “No more shall people call you “Forsaken,” or your land “Desolate,” but you shall be called “My Delight, “ and your land “Espoused.” For the LORD delights in you and makes your land his spouse…”
John 2:1-12 “There was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the wedding. When the wine ran short, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine…” His mother said to the servers, “Do whatever he tells you.” Now there were six stone water jars there for Jewish ceremonial washings, each holding twenty to thirty gallons…”