Stewardship Reflection - 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Sunday Readings: Ex 32:7-11, 13-14/Ps 51 3-4, 12-13, 17, 19/1 Tm 1:12-17/Lk 15:1-32

This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.
— Luke 15:2

Have you ever allowed your own foolish inclinations or mistaken righteousness to separate you from our holy family? Are you longing to return home and be forgiven, for reconciliation? Are you in need of a change of heart and mind through a rediscovery of the Father’s mercy by laying aside misunderstandings and hostile feelings?

Just as the seasons change, we too must be willing to change by looking inside ourselves and considering, to what extent we are straying from or blocking ourreconciliation with Jesus and one another. Give thanks to the Lord for His endless mercy and pray to beattentive to what the heart seeks – reconciliation.