Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year A 

There is a saying, ‘don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good’. In other words, don’t let the fact that you may not be able to do everything to 100% of your satisfaction prevent you from doing anything at all. So what is this perfection which Our Lord sets before us when He says, ‘Be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect’? Perfection, as we find it in St Matthew’s Gospel, contains the idea of fulfilment, of maturity, of reaching our goal, of being who we have been created to be.  READ MORE