29th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Will he find faith on earth when he returns?
That's the question at the end of this weeks Gospel Reading. If we want the answer to be yes, then we need to follow the example of Aaron, Hur, Moses, the woman in the Gospel and take to heart the exhortation of St. Paul in the second reading.
God desires us to be born into a family and to worship in a community. We are not solitary pilgrims on the lonely road of salvation responding to the universal call to holiness. We are the Body of Christ and we are meant to accompany each other in meaningful and fruitful ways on this journey. Just as the first reading described, united we stand but alone we will grow weary allowing the enemy to overtake us.
"Humbly we pray that, partaking of the Body and Blood of Christ, we may be gathered into one by the Holy Spirit!
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Fr. Blair Gaynes has been in the Diocese since 2008.