Quote of the day

“Almsgiving, according to the Gospel, is not mere philanthropy: rather it is a concrete expression of charity, a theological virtue that demands interior conversion to love of God and neighbor, in imitation of Jesus Christ, who, dying on the cross, gave His entire self for us.” – Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

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THE LIMITATION OF RICHES… A reflection on " Alms Giving".

Can one put on two pairs of shoes at once? Can one sleep in two rooms simultaneously? Can one drive in two cars at the same time? The way some people struggle for riches and hoard them seem to suggest the possibility of any of the above propositions. Each time I read the story of the rich man and Lazarus in the gospel of Luke (16:19-31), I ask myself what the offence of the rich man was that he was tormented in Hades after his death and burial. He committed…

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