Twenty Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Deacon George’s Homily for 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Today’s Gospel tells us how a widow’s perseverance wins the day.  According to the tradition of Israel, a judge was expected to be impartial, except for three groups of people – the widow, the orphan and the stranger.  This was because these groups of people lived in the absence of family love and support.  They were vulnerable people living in a society where influence and money talked.  A judge was expected to be partial to them and champion their cause to ensure their rights.  Their religious law stated: “if you ill-treat them in any way and they make an appeal to me for help, I shall certainly hear their appeal, my anger will be roused and I shall put you to the sword. (Exodus 20:22-23)…..

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Daily Prayers 29th Sunday