Posts Tagged ‘almsgiving’

Pope Francis: The bread that the Christian asks for in prayer is not “mine” but “our” bread

(CNA) The ‘daily bread’ asked of God in the ‘Our Father’ is for everyone, and Christians will be judged by how well they shared their gifts with those in need, Pope Francis said Wednesday.
Publish date: 2019 - 3 - 27

The Poor Widow’s Contribution

耶穌在指責過一些吞沒寡婦家產的經師之後,祂在今天的福音中稱讚一位寡婦的施捨。這位寡婦把兩文錢﹣﹣她乞討得來的生活費﹣﹣全獻給天主。 凡我們獻給天主的,只要是全心全意,都是中悅天主的。祂不計較我們把多少獻儀投入奉獻箱中,祂在乎我們的心意,而不在於物質。 從耶穌對這位窮寡婦的稱讚,我們明白到要全心奉獻,需要的是一份意志,一個正確的意向,和對天主的一份愛。當我們抱著這樣的態度去面對一切時﹣﹣即使我們所擁有的不多,但都把僅有的獻上,天主不單不會嫌棄,反之會欣然接納我們的奉獻。祂將跟這些全心奉獻的人分享永恆的賞報。 (本文以英文為準) Our Lord having rebuked the covetousness of the Scribes who devoured widows’ houses, commends the almsgiving of a widow; as it is said, “And he looked up, and saw the rich men casting into the treasury, &c.” Now there was a chest with an opening at the top placed near the […]
Publish date: 2013 - 11 - 25