24th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Anthony Brankin
Gospel: Matt. 18:21-35 How often shall I forgive my brother?
Full homily text: (This homily was followed by heartfelt applause.) We had an interesting combination of celebrations this week—and of course those are the ones I really like. I am talking about last Monday being Labor Day, and a day or so ago being the Feast of St. Peter Claver.
Walk on the spiritual path along with St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane de Chantal into the Love of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Are you a lay person interested in plunging more fully into a way of daily devotion? Or considering a vocation to the monastic Visitandine tradition? Go to Visitation Spirit website.
It just seems to me that the two days come together beautifully for Catholics as an incredible opportunity to talk about one of the best kept secrets of Catholic life—and that is Catholic Social teaching. I am convinced that if we understand even some of the most basic principles of Catholic Social teaching and use this understanding in our politics and our lives we will have done immensely more to help people and families than we could have ever imagined. Continue Reading…