Sunday, November 4, 2007

Fr. James's Sunday Homily

The Example of Zacchaeus

As the end of another liturgical year quickly approaches, the Church presents to us another beautiful and uplifting message through this Sunday’s liturgy. Once again we are reminded of the mercy of God and the call to conversion.

In this Sunday’s first reading we hear these consoling words: “Therefore you rebuke offenders little by little, warm them and remind them of the sins they are committing, that they may abandon their wickedness and believe in you, O Lord!” (Wisdom 12: 2). Zacchaeus is someone who recognized his sin and repented of all the wrong that he had done.

But, let us take a look at where the gospel narrative is taking place... (Continued here.)

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