Homily from the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

A distraction issue or a decision issue?

In order to achieve any worthwhile goal, we need to focus. Yet, distractions abound in our world and in ourselves. A distraction is anything that takes our focus away from what we need to be doing. But in order to know what a distraction is, we first have to know what it is we need to be doing.

Mass Readings from August 13, 2023:1 Kings 19:9a, 11-13aPsalm 85:9, 10, 11-12, 13-14Romans 9:1-5

Matthew 14:22-33