Homily for Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Readings for Today

“The community of believers was of one heart and mind, and no one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they had everything in common.”  How wonderful this sounds!  But this statement must be placed in its proper context.  It is not the case that this style of life was being advocated for a government.  Rather, this is the model that is pointed out for religious life.  In the second chapter of Acts, we read this: “They devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to the communal life, to the breaking of the bread and to the prayers.

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