聖瑪竇 (宗徒、聖史) (慶日)
(25th Week in Ordinary Time – Tuesday)
(Feast of Saint Matthew, Apostle and evangelist)
A Reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew 9:9-13
9 As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax office; and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he rose and followed him. 10 And as he sat at table in the house, behold, many tax collectors and sinners came and sat down with Jesus and his disciples. 11 And when the Pharisees saw this, they said to his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?” 12 But when he heard it, he said, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. 13 Go and learn what this means, `I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.’ For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.”
—The Gospel of the Lord.
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Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday beatified Cardinal John Henry Newman, elevating this eminent figure, who dedicated his life to seeking the Truth. “The motto of Cardinal Newman,”the heart speaks unto heart”- said the Pope during his homily – allows us to penetrate his understanding of Christian life as a call to holiness, experienced as the intense desire of the human heart to enter into intimate communion with the Heart of God.
” And above all, he added, the cardinal reminds us that “our divine Master has assigned a specific task to each of us.”
After praising “Newman’s life as a priest and shepherd of souls”, the Pope then stressed ‘the importance of education in his approach. In fact the Pope …
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