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Year of Faith

Rather than solving this petitioner's problem, Jesus responds with a parable. It is the story of the "rich fool." The Biblical meaning of "fool" is one who rebels against God or who has forgotten him. The man of the parable is so concerned with maintaining his wealth that there is no place for God in his life. He will die that night, and despite his possessions, he will appear before God empty-handed
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Daily Readings

Reading 1, Genesis 1:1--2:2
In the beginning God created heaven and earth. Now the earth ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 16:5, 8, 9-10, 11
My birthright, my cup is Yahweh; you, you alone, hold my lot ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 28:1-10
After the Sabbath, and towards dawn on the first day of the ... Read More

Reading 2, Genesis 22:1-18
It happened some time later that God put Abraham to the test. ... Read More

Saint of the Day

April 19 Saint of the Day

St. Alphege
April 19: Archbishop and "the First Martyr of Canterbury." He was born in ... Read More