Good News Inspiration for Daily Life
Bulletin Insert for November 15, 2020.
Description: In Matthew 25:14-30, the Gospel reading for the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, we’re reminded not to bury the gifts that God has given us. To do so is to be a “wicked, lazy servant!” Ouch.
We all have at least one buried talent. There’s more we could be doing for the kingdom of God, but we think: “Not me. I’m not gifted enough” or “Someone else can do it better” or “God can’t be telling me to do that” or “I don’t have the time, the financial resources, the know-how, or good enough health”.
There’s no holy excuse for wasting anything good that God has given us, but sadly it happens quite often, because we don’t realize how necessary our talents are for the Church and our joint mission of spreading Christ’s influence upon the world.
Ideas for use: Bulletin insert for the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, or a handout for adult faith formation, youth ministry, staff and ministry meetings, faith sharing communities, RCIA, etc.
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