Monthly Archives: October 2016

Friend of sinners, outcasts, and justice workers

Our Gospel reading (Lk 19:1-10) contains the story of Zacchaeus, the chief tax collector and social outcast.¬† It shows us the Jesus who is a friend of sinners and the outcast; also, Jesus as a friend of justice and peace … Continue reading

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Haunted by the tax collector

We have the current debacle of the Wells Fargo Bank (in October 2016). ¬†According to the media, this is a bank which unduly pressurized economically vulnerable people like the elderly, burdening them with financial services they did not need: oppressive, … Continue reading

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