Sermons from September 2020

Sunday Ordinary Time 24 A

Today, Jesus talks about forgiveness.  [To read the words of the gospel, click here.]  If a person hurts me, is it easy to forgive that person? No, it is not easy to forgive. And yet we have the words of Jesus that we need to forgive one another. Every day we pray the Lord’s Prayer, the Our Father. The words of the prayer are, “Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us.” We want to forgive;…

Sunday Ordinary Time 23 A

Today the Lord reminds us we belong to one another, and we must be responsible for one another.  This is the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time.   Today in the gospel Jesus tells us how to act with a person who is doing wrong. [To see the words of the Gospel, click here.]  Remember, in the very beginning of the Catholic Church, the number of people following Jesus was small. So one person acting badly in the small community hurt everyone.…