- Dec 9, 2019
As believers, we are called to “take up and read” the Bible.
To help the Church grow in love and faithful witness to God, Pope Francis has declared the third Sunday in Ordinary Time to be dedicated to the word of God.
While we may not know the conclusion of the parable for the older brother, we do have the power to decide what will happen in our lives.
Using contemporary jargon, the Lord was basically telling Martha to “chillax,” to calm down and relax.
It should never be forgotten that the Gospel is incompatible with any form of forced conversion or religious bigotry.
Women participating in the Walking with Purpose Bible study program at Catholic parishes around the country reported the courses have had a positive impact on their attitudes and lifestyle, in addition to being a source of inspiration and a tool to bring them closer to God.