Commentary to the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year A –

Commentary to the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year A –

Fr. Fernando Armellini - http://bibleclaret.org - Homilies

The conclusion of the parable is a popular proverb that reflects an easily verifiable fact: wealth tends to accumulate and the rich becomes richer. Invoked in this parable, this saying meant to signify that, with the riches of God’s kingdom, the same thing happens: the community that is generous and attentive to the signs of the times progress and is gaining greater vitality, while those who prefer to withdraw into themselves grow old, lapse and no one will be surprised to see them one day disappear.

Spanish nuns face fine for restoring church organ

Spanish nuns face fine for restoring church organ

Alistair Coleman and Martin Morgan - Activities

A convent of Spanish nuns is facing a steep bill for having a priceless church organ repaired without the state's permission. The sisters of Santa Ines in Seville, southern Spain, decided that the instrument in their convent church needed to be fixed, and accepted an offer from a local charity to have it restored it for free.

First World Day of the Poor - 19 November 2017

First World Day of the Poor - 19 November 2017

Fr. Joseph Santiago CMF - Activities

This Day is meant, above all, to encourage believers to react against a culture of discard and waste, and to embrace the culture of encounter.  God created the heavens and the earth for all; yet sadly some have erected barriers, walls and fences, betraying the original gift meant for all humanity, with none excluded.

Paralysis, Exasperation, and Helplessness as Prayer.

Paralysis, Exasperation, and Helplessness as Prayer.

Ron Rolheiser, OMI - Articles

 When we are exasperated and driven to our knees by a tragedy which is too painful and senseless to accept and absorb our groans of helplessness are in fact the Spirit of God groaning in us, suffering all that it isn’t, yearning for goodness, beseeching God in a language beyond words.

Home Office letter tells EU citizen to ‘go home or go elsewhere’

Home Office letter tells EU citizen to ‘go home or go elsewhere’

Mark Townsend-The Observer - JPIC News

“If UK officials are acting in this way towards EU nationals now, the future of our relations with EU nationals and countries should be a concern to us all. The danger is that the divorce from the EU is becoming ever more acrimonious, and this is reflected in both the tone and the practice of the Home Office.”

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