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Woe to You Pharisees

Cycle AOrdinary TimeWeek 31

by Bishop Robert BarronNovember 03, 2002

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The problem with the Pharisees is not what they teach. It is that they use religion--the very thing that is meant to take us out of ourselves--as a means of aggrandizing the ego. Law, custom, practice, religious dress, titles--all of it becomes a way of trumpeting the self.