06Sep Presider’s Page for 6 September (Ordinary Time 23)

We gather as God’s family, concerned for each other, supporting one another in sadness and joy. The challenge of living as part of the Christian family is laid out for us in today’s readings.

06Sep 06 September, 2020. 23rd Sunday, Year A

Simeon, a devout elderly Jew, took the child in his arms and blessed God. If every child is fascinating, how much more was the child Jesus? Having held him and gazed at him, Simeon was ready to leave this world and go to God.