“Taking a child, he placed it in their midst, and putting his arms around it, he said to them, ‘Whoever receives one child such as this in my name, receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not me but the One who sent me.’”
What does Jesus’ comment about a child mean to you?
What characteristics do you find in him and in children?
What is Jesus calling forth from you in this passage?
Heritage word—“We accept the little ones so much more lovingly the poorer and more abandoned they are.”
(Sister Mary Aloysia, Foundress of the Sisters of Notre Dame)