Today's Homily

Monday of Week 11 in Ordinary Time
2 Cor. 6:1-10 & Mt. 5:38-42
Saint Paul describes what God’s workers, like himself, might expect in times of hardship, suffering and distress – being flogged, imprisoned, starved. They must face these afflictions with great...

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