Mark 6,1-6Date posted: January 31, 2023
February 1, 2023 (Wednesday)
Let us all remember that we are in the Holy Presence of God.
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
Jesus departed from there and came to his native place, accompanied by his disciples. When the sabbath came he
began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astonished. They said, “Where did this man get
all this? What kind of wisdom has been given him? What mighty deeds are wrought by his hands! Is he not the
carpenter, the son of Mary, and the brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? And are not his sisters here
with us?” And they took offense at him. Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his native
place and among his own kin and in his own house.” So he was not able to perform any mighty deed there, apart
from curing a few sick people by laying his hands on them. He was amazed at their lack of faith.
God respects the will and does not violate man’s freedom. The gospel shows us the townspeople’s lack of faith in
Jesus. Their resistance blocks Jesus from doing great things and perform miracles. His powers are ineffectual in
the face of the people in his place. Do I still allow God to work miracles where I am, or do I ignore the miracles
happening in my life?
Lasallian Guiding Principle
LGP states, “As a member of a community, of the nation, and of the global village, Lasallian institutions must work in solidarity with peoples and institutions that share the conviction in denouncing and working towards the elimination of unjust practices…”
As Lasallians, we show our faith by believing in the power of the community in mission. We set an example to the people
around us. We are mature enough and well-guided by the word and principles of the Lord. Let us continue to take part in the programs that save the last, the least and the lost.
Synod on Synodality Prayer
We stand before You, Holy Spirit, as we gather together in Your name.
With You alone to guide us, Make Yourself at home in our hearts;
Teach us the way we must go and how we are to pursue it.
We are weak and sinful; do not let us promote disorder.
Do not let ignorance lead us down the wrong path nor partiality influence our actions.
Let us find in You our unity so that we may journey together to eternal life and not stray from the way of truth and
what is right.
All this we ask of You, who are at work in every place and time, in the communion of the Father and the Son,
forever and ever.
St. John Baptist de La Salle, pray for us.
St. Miguel Febres Cordero, pray for us.
Live Jesus in our hearts, forever!
In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
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Prepared by Br. Tom Walsh FSC (Gospel Reflection), Sr. Bernardita Dianson fsp, Rye Za Camille T. Asuncion
Biochemistry Student (LGP), through the DLSMHSI Lasallian Mission and Linkages and Advancement, Campus
Ministry, and Chaplaincy
Our Daily Lasallian Reflection and Prayer is a DLSMHSI gift to the Lasallian family for the 2019 Celebration of the
Year of Vocation and the Tercentenary celebration of the death of our founder SJBDLS.