From the Pastor's Desk...
September 21st, 2014
Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary
This weekend’s Gospel tells the familiar story of a vineyard owner who hires men to work in his field, at all hours of the day. He promises the first the “usual daily wage”; the others hired later in the day are promised “whatever is just”. At day’s end, the last workers hired are paid a full day’s wage, those hired throughout the day and those hired early in the morning are paid the same, which some find “unjust”.
This parable perhaps sends a message to us, the community, about the importance of being faithful workers in the Lord’s vineyard whether we heard the message of the Gospel at early age or later in our lives. We know that God is tremendously generous....