Archive for 'Altruism'

Who is the Greatest?

Matthew 20: 17-28 Jer 18: 18-20/ Ps 31: 5-6, 14-16 Whoever would be great among you must be your servant. (Matthew 20:26) When we serve for our salvation Don’t put your seat above the rest; To be meek in our intention, Is to be sure we serve Him best. Jesus and His apostles were on […]

The Willing, Healing Touch

Mark 1: 40-45 1 Sm 4:1-11 / Psa 44 Moved with compassion, our Lord stretched out His hand, and touched him, saying, ‘I do will it; be made clean.’ (Mark 1:41) What are the illnesses that plague us? They are the consequences of sin. But hope and healing comes from Jesus, Who says, “I do […]

The Sheep and the Goats

Matthew 25: 31-46 Lv 19:1-2,11-18 / Psa 19 ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of these least ones, you did not do for me.’ (Matthew 25:45) Take care that you are not deceived: It’s not enough that we believe… The measure that we will receive From God depends on what […]

Cleaning the Inside

Luke 11: 37-41 Gal 5:1–6 / Psa 119 But as to what is within, give alms, and behold, everything will be clean for you. (Luke 11:41) No laws or rites can make us clean If within lies cupidity. What washes off the stain of sin Is when we practice charity. While Jesus was speaking, a […]

Conflicts and Compassion

Matthew 10:34 –11:1 Ex 1:8-14.22 / Ps 124 Whoever does not take up the cross and follow me is not worthy of me. (Matthew 10:38) As we have been shown by Jesus, May God’s love be our life’s mission. For the poor, live out the Good News; This should be our prime profession. Jesus said, […]