John Foley, SJ
Make Your Choice
Maybe you or I have never taken time to care for Christ’s least brother or sister.
Give Drink to the Thirsty
The corporal works of mercy are about reaching out to the physically poor, pure and simple. So how do we give drink to the thirsty?
How can it be that only those few people, who were there with Jesus, in that place and at that time, had contact with the Lord flesh to flesh?
There is the big question about whether we are the goats or the sheep. The meaning is clear, but we can wonder if we have done enough.
Who are his loyal subjects? They are those who give food to the hungry and drink to the thirsty, who welcome strangers and clothe the naked, who comfort the ill and visit prisoners. What a king and what a kingdom!
According to this reading, what kind of shepherd is the Lord God? If this reading has a message for people in Church leadership positions, what is it?
before they were born
—Yhwh pro- nounced their name