Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

Today’s readings For those of us who strive to live as disciples, today’s feast is really a joy.  I say that because Matthew was qualified to be a disciple of Jesus in much the same way that we are qualified to be disciples of Jesus – which is to say, not at all, really.  Matthew was a… Continue reading Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

Today’s readings Saint Matthew’s call to be an Apostle, and a Saint, was highly improbable.  And that’s good news for us, because our own calls are improbable too. Our God does amazing things with the improbable!  Matthew was a tax collector, working for the Roman occupation government.  His task was to exact the tax from… Continue reading Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

Saint Matthew, Apostle

Today’s readings How wonderful for us to celebrate the feast of St. Matthew. Because Matthew was qualified to be a disciple of Jesus in much the same way that we are qualified to be disciples of Jesus-which is to say, not at all. Matthew was a tax collector, working for the Roman occupation government. His… Continue reading Saint Matthew, Apostle

Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

How wonderful for us to celebrate the feast of St. Matthew.  I say that because Matthew was qualified to be a disciple of Jesus in much the same way that we are qualified to be disciples of Jesus – which is to say, not at all.  Matthew was a tax collector, working for the Roman… Continue reading Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

St. Matthew, apostle and evangelist

Today’s readings How wonderful for us to celebrate the feast of St. Matthew. Because Matthew was qualified to be a disciple of Jesus in much the same way that we are qualified to be disciples of Jesus-which is to say, not at all. Matthew was a tax collector, working for the Roman occupation government. His… Continue reading St. Matthew, apostle and evangelist

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