Warm Southern Breeze

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Dust Off Tradition

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Sunday, November 19, 2017

Three servants are entrusted with their master’s “talents”; the one who fearfully buries his is reprimanded, while those who grow theirs earn the “master’s happiness” and trust. Today we take the hint. We try to share the gifts God gives us. But earliest versions of the parable repeat the phrase “to hand over,” meaning the transmission of religious tradition. And so perhaps it’s time to review our portfolio. Is our Catholic heritage a buried treasure, or do we pull it from our pocket regularly? Has our participation in the Eucharist collected dust, like a keepsake of First Communion, or has it grown into a larger way of life?

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