I am the LORD

Today’s words from Leviticus outline the way to holiness and we can recognize in them the Ten Commandments. The last verse really caught my eye: You shall not bear hatred for your brother in your heart. Though you may have to reprove him, do not incur sin because of him. Read more…

Do I need a physician?

Luke’s Gospel tells us about the call of Levi (Matthew), the tax collector. Of course, the Pharisees try to trip up Jesus (again), by accusing him of hanging out with the less-desirables of society. This is his response: Jesus said to them in reply, “Those who are healthy do not Read more…

Rear guard

Today’s First Reading from Isaiah talks about the fasting that God desires of us, not the fasting we desire of ourselves. He says: This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; Setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke; Sharing your Read more…