Daily Gospel Reflection – Saturday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Gospel Reflection – Saturday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Gospel Reflection – Saturday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time 

July 24, 2021
Saturday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time 
Gospel: Mt 13:24-30 

Jesus proposed a parable to the crowds. “The Kingdom of heaven may be likened to a man who sowed good seed in his field. While everyone was asleep his enemy came and sowed weeds all through the wheat, and then went off. When the crop grew and bore fruit, the weeds appeared as well. The slaves of the householder came to him and said, 
‘Master, did you not sow good seed in your field? Where have the weeds come from?’ 
He answered, 
‘An enemy has done this.’ 
His slaves said to him, 
‘Do you want us to go and pull them up?’ 
He replied, 
‘No, if you pull up the weeds you might uproot the wheat along with them. Let them grow together until harvest; then at harvest time I will say to the harvesters, “First collect the weeds and tie them in bundles for burning; but gather the wheat into my barn.” 

Source: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops 


Bishop Robert Barron 

Friends, our Gospel today is the parable of the wheat and the weeds. God sows his good seed, his word, his love and compassion, but his project is met with opposition. And the evil is such that it insinuates itself right into the very fabric of the good. 

In classical theology, we speak of evil as a privatio boni, a privation of the good, meaning that evil is always and everywhere parasitic on the good. Just as a parasite is living off of the healthy body (and thereby weakening it), so moral evil lives off of the good soul, the good society, the good Church (and thereby weakens them). 

What is the result? That it is exceptionally difficult to extricate the evil from the good without damaging the good. That’s why it is extremely difficult—and often counterproductive—to go after these evils with a crusading spirit. 

To be sure, there are certain evils that simply have to be addressed—right now, no questions, no hesitations. But there are other evils (and they really are evil) that are best left alone for the time being, lest more damage is done in the process of extricating them.

COMMENTS

Tên

Bác Ái,36,Bài Giảng Audio,68,Bản tin,1103,BảnTin,1,bâcsi,1,Cáo Phó,28,Chuyên đề,127,Cộng Đoàn,273,Đời tu,7,Gia đình Đa Minh,21,Giáo dục,105,Giáo Hội Hoàn vũ,509,Giáo Hội Việt Nam,189,Giới Thiệu,2,Góc Bếp,1,Hạnh Các Thánh,1,Hội Dòng,413,Hội Thánh,132,Kiến Thức,48,Kiến Thức Phổ Thông,1,Lời Chúa,3,Mùa Chay và Phục Sinh,356,Mùa Thường Niên,955,Mùa Vọng và Giáng Sinh,135,Mục Vụ Giáo Xứ,57,Nhà An Dưỡng,1,Nhà Huấn Luyện,92,Núi Thánh Phục Sinh,1,Phụng vụ,3,Radio,121,Radio Tâm Ca,74,RVA,22,Suy Niệm,1180,Suy niệm,1077,Suy Tư,1,Suy Tư - Cảm Nghiệm,251,Sứ Vụ,11,Sư Vụ,3,Sứ vụ,191,Sứ Vụ Giáo Dục,3,Sức khỏe,79,Sưu Tầm,59,Tài liệu,276,Tập San Lên Đường,293,Thần Học,1,Thế giới nhìn từ Vatican,1,Thông Tin,370,Thời Sự,385,Trong nước,2,Truyền Giáo,6,Vatican News,5,Văn Bản,15,Văn Hóa Nghệ Thuật,886,Văn-Thơ,1,Video Clips,746,Video Nhạc - Phim,271,Videos,7,Youth Radio,52,
ltr
item
HỘI DÒNG NỮ ĐA MINH GÒ VẤP: Daily Gospel Reflection – Saturday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Daily Gospel Reflection – Saturday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Daily Gospel Reflection – Saturday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Xn6yLInQb5E/YPu0FVlaYwI/AAAAAAAAWd0/zYqEXonxWNUEmpsqjel7cbe_CG6cvQquwCLcBGAsYHQ/w778-h437/Weeds_among_the_wheat_v2%255B1%255D.png
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Xn6yLInQb5E/YPu0FVlaYwI/AAAAAAAAWd0/zYqEXonxWNUEmpsqjel7cbe_CG6cvQquwCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-w778-c-h437/Weeds_among_the_wheat_v2%255B1%255D.png
HỘI DÒNG NỮ ĐA MINH GÒ VẤP
https://www.daminhgovap.org/2021/07/daily-gospel-reflection-saturday-of_24.html
https://www.daminhgovap.org/
https://www.daminhgovap.org/
https://www.daminhgovap.org/2021/07/daily-gospel-reflection-saturday-of_24.html
true
3295611318363260226
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Xem bài Reply Cancel reply Delete Bởi Home TRANG POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU NHÃN ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Không tìm thấy bài viết phù hợp với yêu cầu Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content