Our modern culture suggests a tension between spirituality and religion. But the Magi in today’s Gospel demonstrate that when spirituality is lifted up by revelation—when the Magi are told by the religious leaders where the Messiah is to be born—we find the object of our spiritual longing.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Isaiah 60:1-6
Psalm – Psalm 72: 1-2, 7-8, 10-13
Reading 2 – Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6
Gospel – Matthew 2:1-12