If you are anything like me, you may have had some small people ask you at Mass today what Jesus meant when He said “if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off!” (Mk 9:45).

There are two clear and interwoven messages from the readings today: do not seek self-aggrandisement in discipleship: do not belittle or limit those who seek & preach Christ, and the deadly nature of sin and the seriousness with which God treats it.

Praise the Lord

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