Browsing the September 2020 archive of Homilies

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Amanda DeSalvatore on 9/21/20

 Jesus uses business examples in his preaching because many of his listeners were - in fact - business people.

Several of the apostles were in the fishing business Matthew was a tax collector. Wouldn’t you love to have been there when Jesus spoke this parable to them? They must ... Read More »

TWENTY FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – A – 2020

Posted by Amanda DeSalvatore on 9/17/20

 

Last week the gospel was about correction – something we love to do – but don’t care to receive.

Today’s gospel is about something we love to receive – but find it hard to do – forgiveness.

 

Peter comes to Jesus with a question about forgiveness. He ... Read More »