Today's Homily

Tuesday of Week 26 in Ordinary Time
Job 3:1-3, 11-17, 20-23 & Lk. 9:51-56
Job was so miserable in his misfortunes that he wished he had never been born. He was near despair because he could not see any reason or purpose for his sufferings. It was only through a desperate...
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