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For 12 August 2021, Thursday of week 19 in Ordinary Time, based on Matthew 18:21-22

Peter came and said to Jesus, ‘Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?’ Jesus said to him, ‘Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times.


Scripture passage from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright 1989, 1993, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

I am the Parochial Vicar at Christ the King Parish in Springfield, IL where I live with the Dominicans on the Motherhouse campus -- friars, nuns, sisters, and laity. I am a Dominican Friar of the Province of St. Albert the Great (Chicago).