Fr. Bob’s homily June 19th
Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time C
There is an important theological concept that you many of you I am sure are aware of. It is called “Already, but not yet.” What it means is that we already have all we need to make the kingdom of God a reality. “Already” we have been redeemed and forgiven. We have been cherished and loved by a God who suffered and died for us. We have known ultimate love so there is nothing that stands in the way of our capability of making the kingdom of God alive in our midst.
On the other hand, “not yet” refers to the fact that we fail to appropriate all of the love and grace that is given to us at baptism. We make choices contrary to the Gospel and this inevitably results in our failure to live in a society governed by divine justice and…
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