The Wicked Shepherds

18 August 2010 Wednesday of the 20th Week in Ordinary TimeEzekiel 34, 1-11; Psalm 23; Matthew 20, 1-6 The readings today are parables of shepherding. In the section from the book of the prophet Ezekiel, God declares the end of the wicked shepherds. God entrusted shepherds to take care for Israel, but instead they malignedContinue reading “The Wicked Shepherds”

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Lost and Found

6 November 2008 Thursday of the 31st Week in Ordinary TimePhil 3, 3-8; Psalm 105; Luke 15, 1-10 Lost and FoundThe two parables are bound together by the theme of joy over finding what was lost. The faithful shepherd left the ninety-nine sheep and looked for the lost one. The woman who lost one ofContinue reading “Lost and Found”

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