As human beings, when someone hurts us, our natural tendency is reciprocate or to resent them for what they have done to us. Jesus, however,
Homily: Feb 16, 2020 Readings: Sir 15:15-20; PS 119:1-2, 4-5, 17-18, 33-34; 1 Cor 2:6-10; MT 5: 17-37 Opening Prayer: Jesus, you died for us
“Every plant that my heavenly Father has not planted will be uprooted (Matthew 15:13). This scripture in today’s gospel (MT 15:1-2, 10-14) reminds me of
(Commentary on 8/4/14 readings) “And Jeremiah the prophet said to Hananiah the prophet: Listen to this, Hananiah! The LORD has not sent you” (Jeremiah 28:15).
“When Jesus heard of the death of John the Baptist, he withdrew in a boat to a deserted place by himself. The crowds heard of
“But the hand of Ahikam, son of Shaphan, protected Jeremiah, so they did not hand him over to the people to be put to death“ (Jeremiah