Matthew 22:15-22

In last weekend’s Saturday Age newspaper, there appeared an article about the effect of the present financial crisis on the small Nordic country of Iceland.  I would like to read to you some of the relevant paragraphs from that article: Continue reading “Matthew 22:15-22”

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Matthew 21:23-32

Very few people go through life without encountering a transformational experience.  Cardinal Newman said that to live is to change, and we know from our own lives how true this is.  The career which we thought would be our life’s vocation sometimes does not turn out that way; the friends we thought would be our life-long companions can suddenly part ways with us; the views about politics and religion and society which seem second nature to us at one stage in our lives can appear completely alien and foreign at another.               Continue reading “Matthew 21:23-32”