With the 7th graders. Happy Catholic Schools Week!
Letters from a Pastor to His People- January 26, 2020
"He left Nazareth and went to live in Capernaum by the sea, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali..."
Galilee was a sort of melting pot, kind of like Chicago, I imagine. Think about the people whom Jesus would encounter: fishermen, farmers, tax collectors, Roman soldiers (pagan), Jewish synagogue officials, beggars, rich landowners, Greeks, Syrians, etc. Only in Galilee could have had the assortment of spiritual experiences.
Pope Francis made this comment in an Angelus address several years back: