The main text for the homily is the parable of the Samaritan, Luke 10:25-37.
Bishop Fisher writes
By telling the story that he does, about a man beaten, robbed and left to die in a ditch, Jesus changes our question about Eternal Life by “plugging us into a world of violence.” Following Jesus will not mean escaping violence – it will mean engaging it. Sound like 2016 yet?Read the rest here.
|Le bon Samaritain (1880), by Aimé Nicolas Morot|
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