Twentieth-First Sunday -A In today’s Gospel, Jesus asks his disciples two questions about how people understand his identity. There is a progression in this passage, initially starting with a nonpersonal response and proceeding to an intimate response from Peter acknowledging Jesus as Christ. Flesh and bones did not reveal Jesus as the Messiah; only the … Continue reading Who Do You Say That I Am?
The past two weeks the Gospel message was presented by the use of parables. The first was the Prodigal Son followed by the story of the embezzling manager of the rich master. Today’s teaching is also in the form of a parable, staring the poor beggar Lazarus. Not the same Lazarus who was the brother … Continue reading The Rich Man’s Torment