26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Today we receive a wake-up call. In the first reading God condemns the ruling elite of Israel for their complacence and indifference. In our Gospel, Jesus tells the parable of the rich man and Lazarus, in which the rich man finds himself in hell, not because he was evil or wicked or immoral, but simply because he was indifferent - he didn't use the blessings God had given him to help bless others. We are fed with the Body and Blood of Jesus each week so that our hearts can move from indifference to generosity, so that our hearts can become like Jesus' heart. We're called Christians for a reason; let's become who we are!