Who is a "fisher of people"? What do they do? How?

Posted February 10, 2019 10:27 pm by Fr. Nick Meisl

Who is a "fisher of people"? What do they do? How?

5th Sunday Ordinary Time, year C | Lk 5:1-11Since I grew up loving to fish, the Gospel today, in which Jesus invites the fishers Peter, James and John to leave their literal nets behind, follow him and become “fishers of people”, has always appealed to me. The phrase “fishers of people” has always puzzled me. Wha, did Jesus mean by it? What project was he actually inviting Peter, James and John to be a part of? The readings today help us to answer the following questions. Who is a “fisher of people”? What do they do? How do they do

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