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Mary of Magdala, Apostle to the Apostles Catholic Community

The story of the owner & workers – only a one-off?

Thoughts on the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 11, 2019 by Rev. Jim Ryan,  jimryan6885@gmail.com Today’s Gospel parable of the relationship between the owner and workers (Luke 12:32-48) can easily be seen as a one-off.  What I mean by one-off is, if what is described here (the grateful owner rewards the vigilant workers who…
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And you thought Greed was only about possessions!

Thoughts on the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 4, 2019 by Rev. Jim Ryan,  jimryan6885@gmail.com We have already heard Jesus’ parable of the farmer, his harvest, and his reckoning (Luke 12:13-21).  Jesus used the parable, apparently and among other reasons, to teach against greed. Well, here’s a little story, mostly true from what I…
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