30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

     It was almost impossible to be a good Jew at the time of Jesus. While God gave the Israelites 10 Commandments, over the years the Jews became extremely legalistic and continued to add many more particular laws to the point that at Jesus time there were 613 Jewish laws. In adding these laws,… Continue reading 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

     I don’t know about you, but today’s Gospel poses a challenge for me. Jesus’ call to forgive is clear, but those of us who have been seriously hurt by someone know how hard it is to actually forgive them. Yet the more I think about it, the more I begin to realize true forgiveness… Continue reading 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

          Today’s Gospel is part three of a four part series from the Gospel of Matthew where Jesus teaches us how to be a Christian. St. Matthews series on how to live the Catholic life began two weeks ago we he challenged us to ask ourselves if we truly believed that Jesus was the… Continue reading 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A