True Humility

Fr. Bob’s homily last Sunday…


27th Sunday in Ordinary Time C

“If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you would say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.”  An astonishing accomplishment for so little faith.  Yet, is the uprooting of mulberry trees and their repositioning in the sea really the superpower we really crave?  It is not as cool or useful as invisibility or flying for instance.  But that said, if that were my superpower I would have used it all the time just to show I could.  I would have planted mulberry trees just to prove I could uproot them and send them to their new home in the ocean.

I say would have because I am not sure that would be a priority for me now.  When you are younger, or when just beginning a new ministry or job which…

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