“To the pure all things are pure”

An etching by Jan Luyken illustrating Matthew 22:11-14 in the Bowyer Bible, Bolton, England. Photo by Harry Kossuth.

20th Week in Ordinary Time, Thursday (Year II)

Matthew 22:1-14

In Jesus Christ, the walls of division have crumbled to the ground.

A primary concern of Matthew’s Gospel was to present Jesus as the fulfillment of the Old Covenant, and to widen the vision of Jews and Jewish Christians to the universal scope of the mission entrusted to Abraham and the patriarchs.… Read the rest