The third Sunday after Christmas, now known as Word of God Sunday, is all about reminding us that God has spoken powerfully to us in every generation. And that each of us is in our own way to be God’s Poet Laureates.
Keepers of memories! Almost every family has one. You know… the person who remembers the family history, the stories of Uncle… and Aunt…, the in-laws and the outlaws. St. Matthew was trying to get his Jewish audience to think about the very unlikely people who played a part in salvation history.