From The Pastor's Desk

Sep 2020
Message for 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; September 13, 2020 Readings: Sirach 27:30-28:7; Psalm 103:1-4,9-12; Rm 14:7-9; Mt 18:21-35 Today’s 1st reading and Gospel complement each other with the themes of anger and forgiveness. Our 1st reading gives us a rather vivid image of a certain kind of anger: Wrath and anger are hateful things, yet the sinner hugs them tight. This matches the attitude of the unforgiving servant in the Gospel who seizes his fellow servant by the neck and demands repayment of the debt. The sinner hugs his anger tight. It is one thing......

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