PASTOR'S CORNER:
July 23rd, 2017

SIXTEENTH SUNDAY
IN ORDINARY TIME

“All these things Jesus spoke
to the crowds in parables”

In past weekends we have heard Jesus' parables about the Kingdom, which St. Matthew presents to us in the 13th chapter of his Gospel.

A parable is a very old way to teach, common in many literatures, which Jesus combines with the prophets and the teachings of wisdom in Israel. His parables are outstanding for being simple and concise, and still having a profound meaning and offering examples of the life and works of simple people, both in the fields and the cities, often referred as the Kingdom of God.

It is not necessary to have studied or to know science to be able to understand a parable...,