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The Prodigal Son Returns

March 6, 2016

Today we hear the greatest of Jesus’ parable, indeed what many people call the greatest story ever told: the Parable of the Prodigal Son. Even after hearing it 1,000 times, it continues to beguile us and draw us in. What’s the main spiritual lesson? We’re meant to receive the divine life as a gift, but then give it back.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Joshua 5:9-12
Psalm – Psalm 34:2-7
Reading 2 – 2 Corinthians 5:17-21
Gospel – Luke 15:1-3, 11-32