Posts tagged "Pharisees"

The Street Beggars: Do You Give Them the Money?

On a sabbath Jesus went to dine at the home of one of the leading Pharisees. He said to the host who invited him, “When you hold a lunch or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or sisters or your relatives or your wealthy neighbors, in case they may invite you... Read more »

Exposing the Pharisees

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You cleanse the outside of cup and dish, but inside they are full of plunder and self-indulgence. Blind Pharisee, cleanse first the inside of the cup, so that the outside also may be clean.” – From today’s Gospel, Matthew 23:23-26 In my Weekday Missal, the Gospel is... Read more »