Reading for Thursday, Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Clare, Virgin. Liturgical Colour: white First Reading: (2Corinthians 9: 6-10) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 112: 1-2, 5-6, 7-8, 9) Gospel: (John 12: 24-26)

First Reading: (2Corinthians 9: 6-10) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 112: 1-2, 5-6, 7-8, 9) Gospel: (John 12: 24-26)   First Reading: (2Corinthians 9: 6-10) Now this I say: He who soweth sparingly, shall also reap sparingly: and he who soweth in blessings, shall also reap blessings. Every one as he hath determined in his heart, not with sadness, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound in you; that ye always, having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good…

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LOVE OF MONEY

LOVE OF MONEY Some economists define money with relation to that which it can purchase. In the human world, money often buys relationship, position and power, fame and wealth. Can one acknowledge the usefulness of money without loving money? What does the love of money imply? Is money evil? In my understanding, the “need” of money acknowledges the usefulness of money while the “want” of money indicates the love of money. To love money is to become a slave to money. When one becomes a slave to money, one could…

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