Jesus tells an unusual parable. Luke 16.1-13 It appears to support dishonesty. A steward who manages his master’s estates is accused of wasting his employer’s goods; he is dismissed, but before he goes he must submit his final account.
Of all things that I ever do in my life, I believe that the most useful to humanity, is hearing confessions. The sacrament of reconciliation is the only one for which, even as a priest, you have to pass a special examination. It is called ‘ex auds’.
At the beginning of a new calendar year, David Stewart SJ, Country Director of the Pope’s Global Network of Prayer (Apostleship of Prayer) reflects on Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for January 2016, and how these can help us draw closer to God