In today’s Gospel (Luke 2:41-52) , the 12-year old Jesus’ response to Mary and Joseph when they find Him in the Temple after 3 days is: “Why were you looking for Me?” (Luke 2:49).

Christ’s question should cause each of us to reflect on our own spiritual life:

For 2013, make a commitment to look for Jesus Christ with growing urgency, drawing closer to Him through the great blessings of your Catholic faith.