Tomorrow’s first reading talks more about the Maccabean revolt. After they finally got rid of all the things that they found to be offensive from the temple area and fought off the gentiles, these men began to rebuild the temple. They restored some of the fine art, decorative touches, doors,
Tomorrow’s first reading is one of the more beautiful expressions of how important it is to realize who Christ was to the Jewish faith, the second Adam. That’s a powerful typology that we must not miss when exploring what it means to us as Children of the most high God.