4th Week in Ordinary Time

When Joseph and Mary presented Jesus in the temple, a devout man named Simeon recognized the Christ Child as Light for all people. Years later, in the pagan territory of Gerasene, Jesus healed a man by sending all that tormented him into a herd of pigs which then drowned—a scary scene. A synagogue official needlessly feared that he had come to the Lord too late to cure his daughter. A woman fearfully admitted that she had touched Jesus’ cloak when He realized that healing had come through Him without anyone asking. When we experience fear, what exactly do we doubt?