In this week’s Gospel, John the Baptist proclaims “a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.” In our Church, we can seek forgiveness in the Sacrament of Reconciliation, but what about other areas in our lives? I had one …Read More
Forgiveness can be an uncomfortable challenge. Jesus tells this story after Peter proposes an extravagant limit of forgiveness. He uses the biblical number of perfection, “seven times”. Jesus changes seven to seventy-seven indicating infinity and challenging us to even surpass …Read More
When we think of Pentecost, the first thing that comes to mind is the Holy Spirit .
So why is our Connecting Point about forgiveness?
At the end of the gospel that we hear this weekend, Jesus tells his disciples …