Forgive from the heart

Gospel Reflection for Sunday September 13th

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Again this Sunday the main theme of our gospel is that of forgiveness. 

The great mystery of forgiveness is that the more we share it – give it away, as it were, the more it grows and spreads. But it does require a very determined decision on our part; we need to want to forgive the other person and we are called to take at least one small step as we reach out and as the gospel tells us – forgive our brother and sister from our heart.

Please enjoy my gospel reflection for this Sunday.

With every blessing,

Br Michael Moore OMI

 

Gospel Reflection:

Forgive from the heart

Last Sunday Jesus offered us a way of dealing with conflict and misunderstanding; we are to go to those whom we have hurt or who have hurt us and work out our differences as best we can. Today this theme and message of forgiveness continues.

Peter asks Jesus, ‘Lord how often must I forgive those who wrong me, as often as seven times?’ Jesus answered, ‘Not seven, but seventy-seven times.’ In other words, there is no limit to the amount of times that we are to offer forgiveness. To illustrate this Jesus tells a parable…

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