This Sacrament. This Word, This People

Check out Father Bob’s homily from this past Sunday…


24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Let’s ask the question that Jesus asks.   “Which one of you would leave the 99 to pursue the one sheep?”  Yeah, not that many.  It does not make a great deal of economic sense, does it?  What if something were to happen to the other 99?  Who would be there left to protect them?  What are the odds of finding one sheep that has wandered into the desert?  Why would you take that risk for a 1% return?

Yet, that is what Jesus claims a good shepherd would choose.  For him, it makes the only sense.  After all, if you let one leave, and then another and then another you are talking about 98,97, 90 then 80 sheep, and suddenly no one is calling you a good shepherd.  And think about the rest of the flock.  They have been told that this is where…

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