The Economics of Discipleship

“Take nothing for the journey…” (Luke 9:3)

25th Week in Ordinary Time, Wednesday (Year II)

Proverbs 30:5-9; Psalm 119; Luke 9:1-6

Give me neither poverty nor riches; provide me only with the food I need (Proverbs 30:8).

“Take nothing for the journey, neither walking stick, nor sack, nor food, nor money, and let no one take a second tunic.Read the rest

Holy Women

Icon of the Holy Myrrhbearers

24th Week in Ordinary Time, Friday (Year II)

1 Corinthians 15:12-20, Luke 8:1-3

Jesus journeyed from one town and village to another, preaching and proclaiming the good news of the Kingdom of God. Accompanying him were the Twelve and some women who had been cured of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary, called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out, Joanna, the wife of Herod’s steward Chuza, Susanna, and many others who provided for them out of their resources.Read the rest