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In order that people may see

Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 JESUS said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them; otherwise, you will have no recompense from your heavenly Father. When you give alms, do not blow a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets to […]

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Pray for those who persecute you

  Gospel: Mt 5:43-48 JESUS said to his disciples: “You have heard that it was said, You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your heavenly Father, for he makes his sun rise […]

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A God of communion

  JESUS said to his disciples: “I have much more to tell you, but you cannot bear it now. But when he comes, the Spirit of truth, he will guide you to all truth. He will not speak on his own, but he will speak what he hears, and will declare to you the things […]

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Let your ‘yes’ mean ‘yes’

  Gospel: Mt 5:33-37 JESUS said to his disciples: “You have heard that it was said to your ancestors, Do not take a false oath, but make good to the Lord all that you vow. But I say to you, do not swear at all; not by heaven, for it is God’s throne; nor by […]

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Committed adultery with her in his heart

Gospel: Mt 5:27-32 JESUS said to his disciples, “You have heard that it was said, You shall not commit adultery. But I say to you, everyone who looks at a woman with lust has already commit­ted adultery with her in his heart. If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw […]

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Not to abolish but to fulfill

  Gospel: Mt 5:17-19 JESUS said to his disciples: “Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have come not to abolish but to fulfill. Amen, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, associationnot the smallest letter or the smallest part of a letter will […]

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