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Readings & Psalms

Diocese of Monterey

March 17, 2013 | Sacred Heart Church


Today’s liturgy continues the message of forgiveness and reconciliation that we heard last week. The Church seems to be doing its utmost to deliver one simple essage: “Your sins are forgiven!” What good news this is! Isaiah declares that God’s saving action on our behalf is not something trapped in the past, but here and now. Paul urges us to recognize that true life is not “won” by following laws, however strictly, but is a free gift of God. Thus, our focus must be on the future, not on past misdeeds. Our eyes must be on the prize of life forever with God. In the Gospel, Jesus is challenged to demonstrate that he is a law -keeper, but he knows that this is a trap. […]

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