A Catholic Monthly Magazine

Tuesday 3 December

St Francis Xavier (M)

Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17; Luke 10:21-24

The temptation to be spectacular

Pope Francis says a Christian is a missionary who, urged forward by the Holy Spirit, lives his or her Baptism as yeast in society, spreading the message of Jesus. Yeast works unspectacularly. The transformation it achieves is gentle slow and silent. Let my face be a face of compassion.

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