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Holy Father’s Marian reflection

God wants to dwell in our ‘inner stables’

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07 January 2022
At the Angelus for the Solemnity of the Epiphany on Thursday, 6 January, the Holy Father highlighted the Magi’s humility, their willingness to prostrate themselves before the Babe and to worship him. The following is a translation of the Pope’s words. Dear Brothers and Sisters,Buongiorno, Happy Feast Day! Today, the Solemnity of the Epiphany, we contemplate the episode of the Magi (cf. Mt 2:1-12). They faced a long and difficult journey to go and adore “the king of the Jews” (v. 2). They were guided by the wondrous sign of a star, and when they finally reached their destination, rather than finding something spectacular, they found a baby with his mother. They could have protested: “How many roads and how many sacrifices, only to find a poor child?” And yet, they were not scandalized. They were not disappointed They did not complain. ...

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