Blessed are the Poor

So do we give the homeless person begging for some spare change? Yes. Will that person use it to buy food? Maybe not. [Read more…]

Ash Wednesday: Humility, Accountability, Solidarity

Today’s Gospel reading offers us a clear challenge. So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when you give to the needy, [Read More…]