Sunday, July 15, is the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B, Cycle II).
Amos 7:12-15, Psalms 85:9-14, Ephesians 1:3-14 or 1:3-10, Mark 6:7-13
Several modern movies were considered cutting edge in their time because they were all about people becoming wealthy — or at least comfortable — and losing their souls: American Beauty, Wall Street and There Will Be Blood. But most people know that riches often make people unhappy.
The Church has been “cutting edge” in this respect for a long time. The Catechism goes so far as to say: “The Lord grieves over the rich, because they find their consolation in the abundance of goods.”
The Church’s history shows the...READ MORE