Catholic Inklings

Musings and sharings on my devotion to an ancient religion.

What Belongs to Caesar? | Breaking Open the Word at Home used with permission

The readings for this Sunday, Oct. 22, show us that, even when we can’t see it, God is working in every area of our lives. God used a pagan, conquering king, Cyrus, to free his people from exile and let them go home to Israel. Paul continues to give thanks for his friends, as well as to encourage them to live the call that they’ve received to represent the Gospel in every aspect of their lives. Jesus, when the Pharisees tried to trick him into saying something that could get him in trouble, made a bold statement about how we should live in relationship to our government—whatever that might be.

Click here for a short reflection on this weekend’s Scriptures with discussion questions for the whole family.

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Sci-fi, Superheroes and Cartoons...These things, more than any other, occupy my mind and my keyboard as I ponder them through the lens of my Catholic faith.

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