16th February  2020

Jesus is telling us in today’s gospel that merely getting by within the letter of the law is not what he has in mind for his followers.  He does not lay down rules and regulations for every situation in life but rather he asks us to keep a check on our inner attitudes and motivations.  Thoughts can be just as important as deeds.  What we say and do must express what is in our minds and hearts because good attitudes produce sincere actions.  Jesus gives the commandments a deeper meaning, stating that they are to be written into our hearts so as to influence our innermost thoughts.  The commandments are in reality a blessing from God – divine guidance for decent living that paves the way to true contentment and inner peace.  ...........Read More

Kevin Donaghy PP


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