How wide the embrace?

How wide the embrace?

What kind of person…what kind of community. As we noted at the beginning, a large part of the Matthean narrative is devoted questions: (a) who is Jesus, (b) what does it mean to be his disciples in the light of his identity, and (c) what choices will you make because of his call.

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ecclesial embraceWhat kind of person…what kind of community. As we noted at the beginning, a large part of the Matthean narrative is devoted questions: (a) who is Jesus, (b) what does it mean to be his disciples in the light of his identity, and (c) what choices will you make because of his call. Those are questions that could be asked of the community as well as the individual. Fr. Ronald Rolheiser makes that point well in his reflection “The Width of Our Ecclesial Embrace”

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