Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Jesus teaching about money and sheep: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Listen to the homily here.


Awesome parable which I think about our Catholic family
·      Some come in born, others in high school, as adults, at the end of life
·      The goal is the same for each of us…saints

‘My friend, I am not cheating you.
Did you not agree with me for the usual daily wage?
Take what is yours and go.
What if I wish to give this last one the same as you?
Or am I not free to do as I wish with my own money?
Are you envious because I am generous?’

“For thus says the Lord GOD:
I myself will look after and tend my sheep.”

Who are the lost sheep that Jesus is seeking today?  I do not know this answer, but here is my imagination
·      Who are Catholics that we can’t stand?
·      How about “sinners worse than me”
·      Politicians that “our country is going to hell” by x or y?
o   By the way…look at the plank in your own eye
·      ISIS?
o   St. Paul helped destroy Stephen’s life and many families
·      Jesus always went to the sinners…not the perfect
·      Jesus forgave sins and asked people “sin with no more”

·      How do we assist Jesus with this?

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