Reflection on Sunday’s gospel: A parable that paints a picture of how difficult systemic change is

by Johnny ZokovitchExecutive Director, Pax Christi USA Jesus’s parables, like the one we have today in Matthew’s gospel (Matt 18:21-35), lend themselves to multiple interpretations. For instance, the gospel writers themselves situate the parables into larger stories and use material surrounding the parable to give it a particular slant, a particular meaning. What we most … Continue reading Reflection on Sunday’s gospel: A parable that paints a picture of how difficult systemic change is

REFLECTION: Each of us is called to be a prophet and share Jesus’ message

by Bishop Thomas Gumbleton Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Our first lesson today from the prophet Ezekiel reminds us of the role of prophecy within the Jewish community, but also a role that continued on among Christians. Jesus was a prophet; John the Baptist was a prophet. The disciples were called to be prophets. … Continue reading REFLECTION: Each of us is called to be a prophet and share Jesus’ message