Sunday, August 21, 2011

Reflection on the Gospel for Sunday, August 21, 2011

In today's Gospel, St. Peter is given the keys of the Kingdom by Jesus Christ.  In other words, St. Peter is made Prime Minister.

The Old Testament reading shows the ancient Hebrew practice of appointing a Prime Minister: giving the authority to open/shut, bind/loose.

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A woman at my parish runs a weekly bulletin article with reflections on the Sunday Gospel taken from the Catechism of the Catholic Church, writings of Popes, and Saints.

God bless you all.

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