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, 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, 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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