In this Sunday’s gospel Jesus clearly indicates that his message comes from God and will be rejected by the chief priests and elders and passed on to a people who will produce its fruits – the Church which he leaves behind. As the people of God we now have the responsibility of doing just that in order to bring others to faith in God.
It’s a heavy responsibility and each one of us is in greater or lesser measure accountable - all in some way “fishers of men”. God gives his people all we need to produce such fruit in our local parishes. The different gifts of clergy and laity when used properly will sow the seed and ripen the fruit which will bring his will to pass.
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