Many people who walked with Jesus are unnamed in the Gospels. They offer us models for living as Christian witnesses.
As we try to recover from years of lies and their effects, we must all come to grips with reality.
The readings remind us of requirements that come with membership in a community of faith.
In the past, one “discordant” homily could make me consider finding another parish. Now, I can ponder, discern and pray instead of feeling the urge to assert, fight and win.