The harsh words of the first reading today can help to waken us up to the materialistic world we live in. We are encouraged to strive to be the best, to earn the most, own the biggest house or car. It’s not always easy. We want to get ahead, to better ourselves, but at least let’s not do so at a cost of others.
In May 2013 Pope Francis said: if investments in banks drop a little, it’s a tragedy! But if people are starving, if they have nothing to eat, if they are not healthy, it does not matter! This is our crisis today!
The church is on the side of the poor, as was Jesus in his life. Sometimes in our humanity, we need harsh words to waken us, so we recognize the poor and needy in our own neighborhood and throughout the world.
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Our parish is made up of lots of small groups engaged in different activities, many of them involved in charity work. This is all a vital part of what we are about. Here are just a few: