15Nov Scout for “talent” Sunday

The richness of a parable is that it can carry more than one implication. This is true also of the parable of the talents in Matthew 25.
Padraig McCarthy

15Nov 15th November. Saturday of Week 32.

Faithful and persistent: In a crisis, most of us will go the extra mile (Mt 5:41) – sometimes – but today's Gospel asks for fidelity over the long haul, not the single heroic act but the persistence to stay with the daily routine of duty...

15Nov 16th November. 33rd Sunday.

Don't bury those talents: Today's parable points forward to the Last Day, with a focus on the behaviour that will stand up to scrutiny in the Final Judgment. We are right now writing the book of evidence for that judgement on the value of lives . . .