First reading: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9,12-20
Psalm: Psalm 19
Second reading: Philippians 3:4b-14
Gospel: Matthew 21:33-46
Jesus speaks about the landlord whose absence causes the tenants to forget themselves. I pray for all those who overlook signs of God's care and imagine God's absence; may my prayer for them and my action this day witness to God's presence and love.
Jesus – the Son – comes to us so that we might receive our inheritance; we do not need to take anything by force, but can trust in Jesus’ promise, message and presence.