Posts tagged with ’25th Sunday after Pentecost’

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November 11, 2018 – 25th Sunday after Pentecost

by Melissa VanTassell

    Widows are visible everywhere in today’s readings. Jesus denounces those scribes who pray impressive prayers but devour widows’ houses. He commends the poor widow who in his view gave far more than the major donors. Jesus doesn’t see her simply as an object of compassion or charity. She, like the widow of Zarephath who shares […]