divisions between rich and poor, our tradition recalls the
story of the Last Judgment (Mt 25:31-46) and
instructs us to put the needs
of the poor and vulnerable first. Disciples on mission witness to the Chris-
tian life in Word and deed, through the practice of the works of mercy,
while affirming the dignity of all human
Questions for Reflection:
In what ways do I publically witness to the Christian life?
What are the areas of missionary discipleship that I experience as the most
challenging to me?
How are these areas calling me to ongoing conversion?
How do we encourage parishioners to publicly witness to the Christian life?
How does our parish show that it is committed to those in need and what are
we doing to encourage parishioners to intentionally and actively help those
Do we foster initiatives that outwardly and actively support the life and
dignity of the human person?
How might I find ways to share with others the difference the love of Christ
has made in my life?