Lent 4C

The Pharisees and scribes complained that tax-collectors and sinners were not only coming to hear Our Lord, but were also being allowed to eat with him. We’re used to hearing this kind of complaint: we are very familiar with these hypocritical Pharisees and their ilk, complaining at the perceived flouting of law and custom by the Christ and his followers. The trouble is that we might be so used to that complaining, and actually so used to this parable, that we miss some of the important details here…..READ MORE