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Year A – Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Living out the call to generosity transforms one’s understanding about money and life. Instead of one’s thoughts being focused on self-satisfaction, one thinks first of God and of others. Instead of giving as an afterthought, one gives from their first and their best (Pr. 3:9). One learns how to love.

Year A – Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

In today’s Gospel, Jesus tells Peter, “Whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven” (Mt. 16:19). When you fall short of being the steward of Providence the Lord calls you to be, seek his grace to do better through the Sacrament of


Year A – Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

People often misinterpret what St. Paul said about money in 1 Timothy 6:10. They think he said “money is the root of all evils.” What he actually said is, “the love of money is the root of all evils.” There is a big difference. A steward of Providence recognizes money as a resource to be used in ways pleasing to God.

Year A – Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Proverbs 27:23 says, “Know well the condition of your flocks, and give attention to your herds.” By creating a well-designed annual budget, tracking actual income and spending activity by key categories throughout the year, and periodically comparing actual results to budget, you will have the information you need to responsibly manage your resources.


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