Life on the Chrism Trail

Homily for the Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 11, 2020
St. Patrick Cathedral
Fort Worth, Texas

Isaiah 25:6-10a
Psalm 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
Philippians 4:12-14, 19-20
Matthew 22:1-14

When I was seven years old, Sister Edward Clare prepared me and my classmates to receive our First Holy Communion. This preparation involved her preparing us for our first Confession. Sister made great efforts to prepare us in such a way as to draw us closer to Christ. For weeks, she walked us through the process of making an examination of conscience by reviewing our lives considering each of the Ten Commandments.

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