Today's Homily

Tuesday of Week 20 in Ordinary Time
Ez. 28:1-10 & Mt. 19:23-30
The greatest sin is to try to make yourself God. This is what the ruler of Tyre did. He did not worship the Creator of Heaven and Earth - but himself! Having amassed piles of gold and silver he felt completely independent and did not need God. Ezekiel courageously condemned this powerful but...
Today is the feast of King Stephen of Hungary


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