Today’s readings show that one can and should stand before God, individually, and assume spiritual responsibility. That responsibility is not collective but personal. It confronts each of us with the question, “Where I do stand in response to God’s invitation?”

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Ezekiel 18:25-28
Psalm – Psalm 25:4-5, 8-9, 10, 14
Reading 2 – Philippians 2:1-11
Gospel – Matthew 21:28-32