The gospel for next Sunday is a classic example of a parable which “gives rise to thought.” At the ordinary level, it doesn’t work but at the level of faith it works for all of us without distinction. Our ways are not the ways of God, thanks be to God! An insightful and practical reflection the parable may be viewed here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/matthew-l-skinner/parable-of-the-workers-in-the-vineyard-commentary_b_961120.html.
The recorded notes on the Gospel reading may be accessed here: https://soundcloud.com/user-679942596/ot25a17.
Sincere thanks all of you who contributed to the Peter McVerry Wexford Cycle 2017. To see the results of your generosity, click on this link: https://give.everydayhero.com/ie/wexfordkieran. Cheques for another €450 have not been included on the website summary. The day itself (last Saturday) was an ideal day.
(based on Matthew 20:1-16)
with no limitation.
You overgive and overpay,
handing us not only the rewards due us,
but heaping on us the fortunes of everlasting life and love.
We thank you that heaven is not just like our earth,
that grace does not abide by our rules
We are grateful that
our little ways
listen to you.
Lavish your spirit of kindness upon us.
Help us give and never
With renewed thanks and best wishes,
Kieran O’Mahony, OSA
Dr Kieran J. O’Mahony OSA
Biblical Studies Coordinator Holy Cross Diocesan Centre Clonliffe Road Dublin D03 P2E7