Sunday 29th October 2023, The Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time

Matthew 22:34–40

When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.' This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: 'You shall love your neighbour as yourself.' On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.”

Reflection

• The lawyer in the Gospel treats things in separate components, while Jesus invites me to think and feel our relationships with others as integrity and wholeness. How do I feel about the invitation?

• On the other hand, do I realize and feel I have a treasure in my heart, which is the limitless love of God for me?